Reset administrator@vsphere.local password vCSA 5.5

VMware Virtual Machine Hosting

Connect to the vCenter Server Appliance via its console or via SSH.

Run the vdcadmintool service tool:


The console will load:

Please select:
0. exit
1. Test LDAP connectivity
2. Force start replication cycle
3. Reset account password
4. Set log level and mask
5. Set vmdir state

Press #3

When prompted for the Account DN, enter:


A new password will be displayed.