geetbits
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ESXi 6.0 host Locked , able to login on console ?

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Hi Expert's

Facing one issue : I am locked on Host on vSphere, but I am able to login locally to the ESXi host at the console . I am able to login on DCUI console .

-Tried to reset the password but not working .

-when I try to login to SSH or the ESXi shell with root user , I got permission denied error .

Please explan with steps .

Thanks

Bits

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rajivroorkee
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Hi Bits ,

It's a very know configuration level issue . Please check does it show up in VCenter inventory , if yes fillow the below steps to disable Lockdown mode from the DCUI :

1) Log directly in to the ESXi host.

2)   Open the DCUI on the host.

3)   Press F2 for Initial Setup.

4)    Press Enter to toggle the Configure Lockdown Mode setting.

then change the setting .find below screen shot for help :

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Rajiv Pandey

vthesis.wordpress.com

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rajivroorkee
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Hi Bits ,

It's a very know configuration level issue . Please check does it show up in VCenter inventory , if yes fillow the below steps to disable Lockdown mode from the DCUI :

1) Log directly in to the ESXi host.

2)   Open the DCUI on the host.

3)   Press F2 for Initial Setup.

4)    Press Enter to toggle the Configure Lockdown Mode setting.

then change the setting .find below screen shot for help :

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pastedImage_1.png

Rajiv Pandey

vthesis.wordpress.com

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geetbits
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Hi Rajiv ,

Thanks for given me steps with solution . I just did the same thing and its worked .

Thanks again .

Bits

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rajivroorkee
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Always welcome  

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