Updating the vCenter Service accounts for vRealize products:

LCM(LifeCycle Manager)

  • Update the credentials there. 


  • Log in to vRops as an admin
  • Browse to Administration>  Solutions >Cloud accounts > Click on the vCenter edit
  • Click on the edit icon for the credentials 
  • Update the password in the field


  • Log into the vRA org URL:  https://vraFQDN/vcac/org/ORG_NAME as the tenant admin or the infrastructure administrator. 
  • navigate to Infrastructure > endpoint > Edit the vCenter endpoint.
  • Update the credentials under the username password
  • Note: If integrated credentials check box is enabled, vRA uses the service account  used in IAAS (domain account)

vRO (embeded and/or External):

  • Navigate to  vRO Https://vRo_ip/vCo
  • Login with the administrator account.
  • Navigate to Library>Workflow and search for “Update a vCenter Server instance” workflow.
  • Click on “Update the log-in properties”
  • Fill in the update password for user and click on RUN
  • Note: If you have custom vCenter Certificates, you will need to click on the notification icon (on the left top) and allow follow the “waiting for input prompt”

Log Insight:

  • Navigate to the log insight URL, Switch over to the administration page (from the left top)
  • Under integration, click on vSphere, and click on edit and fill in the password
  • Click on test connection and save (on the top) when done.

Prevent VRA from deleting failed VM’s

on the IAAS run the below

cd " C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Agents\vCenter"
DynamicOps.Vrm.VRMencrypt.exe VRMAgent.exe.config get

DynamicOps.Vrm.VRMencrypt.exe VRMAgent.exe.config set doDeletes FALSE


C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Agents\vCenter>DynamicOps.Vrm.VRMencrypt.exe VRMAgent.exe.config get
  managementEndpointName: vCenter
  doDeletes: FALSE

vRops 8, Exclude Specific host

Login to VRops, Click on Administration>Licencing (under management) > edit the product licensing group.

Click next on the “select license keys tab”,

in the “add members” tab, scroll to the bottom and look for “objects always to exclude”

Expand “vCenter adapter”

Expand “host system” and select the host that you wish to exclude

Note: if you wish to deselect everything under the cluster (cascade) then Click on the down arrow next to “add” and select “selected objects and all its descendants”

Click next and finish to complete wizard