Access the maintenance console
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You can manage your application, system, and network configurations by using the maintenance console for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere. You can change your administrator password, maintenance password, generate support bundles, and start remote diagnostics.
Before stopping and restarting the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere service, you should suspend all schedules.
The defaults are “maint” as the username and “admin123” as the password to log in to the maintenance console for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.
After deployment, modify the default login credentials.
You must set a password for the “diag” user while enabling remote diagnostics.
To obtain the root user permission to execute the command, use the sudo <command>.
From the VMware vSphere web client, select the VM where the SnapCenter VMware plug-in is located.
Right-click the VM, then on the Summary tab of the virtual appliance click Launch Remote Console to open a maintenance console window.
The logon defaults for the SnapCenter VMware plug-in maintenance console are as follows:
You can perform the following operations:
Option 1: Application Configuration
Display a summary of SnapCenter VMware plug-in
Start or stop SnapCenter VMware plug-in service
Change login username or password for SnapCenter VMware plug-in
Change MySQL password
Backup and restore MySQL
Option 2: System Configuration
Reboot or shutdown virtual machine
Change 'maint' user password
Change time zone
Change NTP server
Enable/Disable SSH Access
Increase jail disk size (/jail)
Install VMware Tools
Option 3: Network Configuration
Display or change IP address settings
Display or change domain name search settings
Display or change static routes
Ping a host
Option 4: Support and Diagnostics
Generate support bundle
Access diagnostic shell
Enable remote diagnostic access
Generate core dump bundle