PowerCLI: Update ESXi Root Password with Password Generator

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PowerCLI – Update ESXi Root Password with Password Generator

author: Jonathan Frappier


This script gives you the possibility to automatically generate a new password for the specified user on each host in the cluster you connect to.


The script prompts you for:

  • Name of the vCenter Server
  • Name of the cluster
  • Name of the account you want to change
  • Current password for the account to change

After that it will change the password of the user within that cluster and change the details into the Change-HostPasswords.csv file in the format:

Date, Host, Password, Result