Stop vCenter Root Password Expiring

How to change the settings of password expiration policy:

  1. Connect to the Port 5480 of your appliance and sign in as root.
  2. Go to the menu Administrator of your appliance.
  3. In the Password expiration settings section, click Edit and select the password expiration policy.
  4. In the opened wizard, select No to disable vCenter root password expiration.
  5. Click Save to apply the new password expiration settings. Now the password of the root user never expires.