How to unlock VMWare ESXi user

Solution To unlock your user in ESXi web UI you need to connect to go through the following steps: Connect to your server over SSH: ssh <your-esxi-user>@<your-esxi-ip> Run PAM command to unlock user: [<your-esxi-user>@r710:~] pam_tally2 --user <user-to-unlock> --reset Login Failures Latest failure From <user-to-unlock> 33 12/27/23 11:23:24 unknown

December 27, 2023 · 1 min · Dmytro Prokhorenkov