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VMware: Add a local user bug in the VI client

Here is a quick hint from the Virtrix Web site that I thought everyone would find interesting:

Just a quick note here when connecting to an ESX server stand-alone host (NOT the VirtualCenter server) with the VI Client: you cannot use * as a password character when adding a local user. You will receive the following error:



Use the following commands on the console instead:

useradd username
passwd username

 

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Published Monday, January 15, 2007 1:37 PM by David Marshall
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