Changing passwords on VMware Aria Operations for Networks using Aria Suite Lifecycle
search cancel

Changing passwords on VMware Aria Operations for Networks using Aria Suite Lifecycle

book

Article ID: 322694

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

This article provides the steps to update the admin and root password for VMware Aria Operations for Networks using VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.  It is part of a group of articles about managing passwords using VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Password management with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle (vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager) Locker (92245).

Note: On VCF mode VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, the passwords are managed by the SDDC manager rotation tool. Therefore:
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.

Changing password on Aria Suite Lifecycle involves the Locker and Lifecycle Operations applications:
  • Locker: creates the password in Aria Suite Lifecycle database and confirms if the password is being used or not.
  • Lifecycle Operations: provides the day 2 action to Change the Password.
Note: The screenshots of this article are from vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.10, therefore, the old branding will be present. 

Environment

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.x

Resolution

Prerequisites.

  1. Validate the current root password is available

Solution

  1. Navigate to Locker > Passwords, and click on ADD.
  2. Add the information of the new password(s)
image.png
 
  1. The password will be added, however, won't be in use.
image.png
 
  1. Navigate to Lifecycle Operations > Environments, and click on VIEW DETAILS the Environment where the product is located. 
image.png
  1. Request the password change:

VMware Aria Operations for Networks - Admin password.
image.png

VMware Aria Operations for Networks - Data source password.

image.png

Note: For changing the password for a bulk of data sources follow Update bulk passwords for data sources

VMware Aria Operations for Networks - console and supportuser

image.png

image.png

  1. Repeat step 5 for the other nodes or products.

Additional Information

Main article:   

 

Child articles:

  • 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

  • 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 KB 92245  

    Workspace ONE Access

    (VMware Identity Manager)

    root
    admin
    admin (8443)

    KB 92258