Resetting the VMware vRealize Log Insight Root Password

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The other day I did the inevitable, I forgot the root password to my vRealize Log Insight appliance. Lucky for me, this can be reset using the vSphere Web Client.

Reset the Log Insight Password

  1. Power off the Log Insight appliance by choosing “Shut Down Guest OS”.
  2. Edit it’s settings once it’s off. vApp Options

Now, go forth and Log!