Changing the User Password

Learn how to change a vSphere client user's password from your OVHcloud Control Panel

Last updated 19th August 2021


vSphere client user permissions and passwords are managed from the OVHcloud Control Panel.

Learn how to change your user password



Change Password

Log in to your OVHcloud Control Panel, go to Hosted Private Cloud (1), click Hosted Private Cloud (2) and select your server from the list (3). Click the Users (4) tab.

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Click the (...) button to the right of the user concerned and then click Change Password.

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Enter a new password and confirm it.

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If you do not enter a password, a randomly generated password will be emailed to the user's associated address.

We recommend that you follow these few best practices to ensure that your infrastructure is not compromised. Your password must:

  • Have at least 8 characters.
  • Have at least 3 character types.
  • Not to be drawn from the dictionary.
  • Not include personal information.
  • Not be used for multiple access.
  • Be stored in a password vault.
  • Be changed every 3 months.
  • Be different from previous passwords.

Go further

Introduction to the Private Cloud Control Panel

Setting and managing an account password

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