Hello. Can anybody help me, please. When i`m resetting passoword for email@example.com in my Vsphere 6, i get such error:
"VmDirForceResetPassword failed (5)"
What am i doing wrong?
For resetting `ve used KB manual: VMware KB: Unlocking and resetting the VMware vCenter Single Sign-On administrator password
Please try below steps
For the vCenter Server:
hi had the same problem.
I logged in with the local administrator and ran the Cmd as admin and after that it worked. hopes it helps.
C:\Program Files\VMware\vCenter Server\vmdird\vdcadmintool.exe
Follow the step to reset to reset administrator pwd, hope this will help.
Pretty easy eh?
You can get to the same utility on the VCSA by logging in with root at the console and launching the following command:
Follow the same process listed above to generate a new password.
Had the same issue with vCenter 6.0 running on Windows machine, running vdcadmintool on behalf of built-in user account, as it is suggested in https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2144902, solved the issue.