How to reset locked/forgotten root password on vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5?

December 24, 2016

Reboot the VCSA

 

 

Press ‘e’ to enter the GRUB screen

 

 

Enter ‘rw init=/bin/bash/ ‘ next to $photon_cmdline to boot the appliance in single user mode

 

 

Use passwd command to reset the password and reboot

 

 

 

 

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