How to login into File Server Virtual machines and how to change File server user password?

  • 5 November 2020
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SSH:

 

We can SSH to the File Server VM using the following process

 

  1. Retrieve the IP address for the FSVM.

 

  • Log on to the CVM.

 

                ssh nutanix@cvm_ip_address

 

  • Enter the CVM password.

 

  • List the FSVM IPs.

 

                nutanix@cvm$ ncli fs ls

 

         FSVM IPs appear in the following format Nvm IP Addresses: internal IP,external IP.


 

      2. SSH onto the FSVM using the internal IP.

 

               nutanix@cvm$ ssh internal_ip_address


 

Change password of FSVM:


 

  1. Log on to a file server VM with SSH.

 

  1. Change the nutanix password.

 

                   nutanix@fsvm$ sudo passwd nutanix

 

  1. Respond to the prompts, providing the current and new nutanix user password.

 

                  Changing password for user nutanix.

                  Old Password:

                  New password:

                  Retype new password:

                  passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.



 

Portal Reference:

https://portal.nutanix.com/page/documents/details?targetId=Files-v3_7:fil-file-server-fsvm-login-t.html


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