Resetting the password of a Windows local user

You can use System Manager to reset the password of a Windows local user. For example, you might want to reset the password if the password is compromised or if the user has forgotten the password.

About this task

The password must meet the following criteria:


  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the SVM Settings tab.
  4. In the Host Users and Groups pane, click Windows.
  5. In the Users tab, select the user whose password you want to reset, and then click Set Password.
  6. In the Reset Password dialog box, set a new password for the user.
  7. Confirm the new password, and then click Reset.