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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Reconfiguring an added target server

An added target server can be reconfigured for a change in the authentication policy, a change in the users authenticating the target, or to recover a fastpass user in the event of a local credstore corruption.

How to do it…

The following procedures will guide you through the steps required for the following actions:

  • Changing the authentication policy
  • Changing or recovering a user

Changing the authentication policy

The following procedure will help you change the authentication policy of a target that has already been added to vMA:

  1. Issue the following command:
    vifp reconfigure <servername>  --authpolicy <authpolicy type>
    

    Example:

    vifp reconfigure vcenterhost001.vdescribed.lab  --authpolicy fpauth
    
  2. When prompted, supply ...

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