I was not able to login to Esxi via root password. Not sure what went wrong.I was using the right password as I am 99.9% sure.
Anyways I found steps to reset the root password.[https://www.altaro.com/vmware/reset-esxi-root-password/](https://www.altaro.com/vmware/reset-esxi-root-password/)
I only had * in like this in my shadow file :*:.
After that I reboot the server and on the console I dont see any IP address. So I selected the F2 option and it asked me to set the password and everything else is disabled. I have tried all the combination but cannot set a new password.
I am keep getting the prompt ” I am getting error ” Configure password: Error” The password change operations failed. Please ensure that your password meets the complexity criteria set by the system. ”
Not sure what password I can set as I did all I can.
Need some help in this.
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