Password management with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) Locker
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Password management with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) Locker

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Article ID: 322673

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VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

This article introduces Password Management with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle. It is part of a group of articles about how to manage passwords using VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle:

  • Viewing passwords stored in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) Locker KB 92247

  • ​​Validating what passwords are being used per product in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) KB 92250

  • Remediating passwords updated outside of VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) KB 92253

  • Resetting VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle root password  KB 52431

  • Resetting admin@local password for VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle  KB 52434

Changing password KBs:

Product Password KB

VMware Aria Automation (vRealize Automation)

VMware Aria Automation Config

(Salt Stack Config)

VMware Aria Automation  Orchestrator

(vRealize Orchestrator)

root KB 92254
 

 VMware Aria Operations

(vRealize Operations)

root
admin

KB 92255
 

VMware Aria Operations for Logs

(vRealize Log Insight)

root
admin
KB 92256
 

VMware Aria Operations for Networks

(vRealize Network Insight)

admin
support
console user
KB 92257
 

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle appliance

(vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager)

root
admin@local
Step 5 on this KB

Workspace ONE Access

(VMware Identity Manager)

root
admin
admin (8443)
KB 92258
 

 

 

Note: The Locker known issue: Not being able to see more than 10 passwords in Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle) Locker is fixed on VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle 8.12 Product Support 1: VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle 8.12 Product Support Pack Release Notes

Note: In VCF mode, the majority of passwords are managed by the SDDC manager rotation tool. Therefore, it is suggested to consider:

In case of having problems with the Password Rotation tool or remediating passwords on SDDC Manager, please file a Service Request for the VCF team.


Note: Some screenshots of this article are from vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.10, therefore, the old branding will be present. 

Resolution


Locker is an application of  VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) that manages and stores passwords, certificates, and licenses.


This article is focused on managing passwords. Locker only stores the passwords, the password updates tasks are managed by the Lifecycle Operations application.

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On VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle you can update the passwords by:

  • Changing the passwords of the products: You will need the current active password of the product. In the table shown in the Details section of this article are available the child articles for changing passwords on Aria Suite products. 
  •  f the current active password of the product is not available it will be required to reset the password and then remediate the password on VMware Aria Suite LifecycleKB 92253

Locker and Lifecycle Operations can manage the following passwords:

  • Datacenters.
  • My VMware
  • Proxy.
  • VMware Aria Suite Products
  • VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle Appliance
  1. Datacenters.
Validate the password of a Datacenter, select the respective data center located on Lifecycle Operations> Datacenter, then click on the Edit icon.

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  1. My VMware.
Located on Lifecycle Operations > Settings > MyVMware
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Click on the Edit icon. 
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  1. Proxy.
Validate the proxy Locker password alias under Lifecycle Operations > Setttings > Proxy
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  1. VMware Aria Suite Product (vRealize Suite) passwords.
 Navigate to Lifecycle Operations > Environment, then click on VIEW DETAILS in the environment of interest, then select the Product of interest and validate the password information in the product environment page.
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Some Locker Password Alias will be available at the Product Level:

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Some passwords will be at the node level
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  1. VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle:
The root and admin@local can be managed on Lifecycle Operations > Settings > Change Password.
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Additional Information

This article introduces Password Management with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle. It is part of a group of articles about how to manage passwords using VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle:

  • Viewing passwords stored in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) Locker KB 92247

  • ​​Validating what passwords are being used per product in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) KB 92250

  • Remediating passwords updated outside of VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) KB 92253

  • Resetting VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle root password  KB 52431

  • Resetting admin@local password for VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle  KB 52434

Changing password KBs:
ProductPasswordKB

VMware Aria Automation (vRealize Automation)

VMware Aria Automation Config

(Salt Stack Config)

VMware Aria Automation  Orchestrator

(vRealize Orchestrator)

rootKB 92254
 

 VMware Aria Operations

(vRealize Operations)

root
admin

KB 92255
 

VMware Aria Operations for Logs

(vRealize Log Insight)

root
admin
KB 92256
 

VMware Aria Operations for Networks

(vRealize Network Insight)

root
admin
support
console user
KB 92257
 

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle appliance

(vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager)

root
admin@local
Step 5 on this KB

Workspace ONE Access

(VMware Identity Manager)

root
admin
admin (8443)
KB 92258