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HowTo: Reset a VMware ESXi Root Password

September 26th, 2018

Many of us have been there, we manage our ESXi hosts via vCenter like a responsible adult. But alas, one day, vCenter goes haywire and is inaccessible and requires an admin to hit up their local ESXi hosts. If  these ESXi hosts were not joined to Active Directory, only the local root account remains for authentication. There is no other way to connect to these … read more