44300: Acronis Backup for VMware 9: Changing Root Password

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Last update: 03-12-2015

How to change the user password which is used to connect to Acronis Agent

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup for VMware 9 (Acronis vmProtect 9)


For a general article on login credentials see Acronis Backup for VMware: Web Console Login Credentials.


To change the Virtual Appliance based installation credentials, do the following:

  1. On the web console home page, click Configure:

  2. Click Agent Password:

  3. Enter the current password, the new one and verify the new password by entering it again.

    The default password is root.

  4. Save the changes.