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PowerShell Module for VMware Cloud Foundation Password Management

PowerShell Module for VMware Cloud Foundation Password Management

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VMware.CloudFoundation.PasswordManagement is a PowerShell module that supports the ability to report and configure the password policy settings across your VMware Cloud FoundatiŠ¾n instance.

With these cmdlets, you can perform the following actions on a VMware Cloud Foundation instance or a specific workload domain.

The module provides coverage for the following:

  • Generate a password policy report for password expiration, password complexity, and account lockout.
  • Generate a password policy report with configuration drift using a password policy configuration file.
  • Update the password polices using a password policy configuration file.

Components:

  • SDDC Manager
  • vCenter Single Sign-On
  • vCenter Server
  • ESXi
  • NSX Local Manager
  • NSX Edge
  • Workspace ONE Access (Standalone)

Generate a password rotation report for accounts managed by SDDC Manager.

Components:

  • SDDC Manager
  • vCenter Single Sign-On
  • vCenter Server
  • NSX Local Manager
  • NSX Edge
  • Aria Suite Lifecycle
  • Aria Operations for Logs
  • Aria Operations
  • Aria Automation
  • Workspace ONE Access
Note
  • ESXi password rotation is not managed by SDDC Manager.
  • Aria Suite password rotation is only supported if deployed in VMware Cloud Foundation mode and present in the SDDC Manager inventory.

Requirements

Platforms

The following table lists the supported platforms for this module.

Platform Support Reference
  VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1   Documentation
  VMware Cloud Foundation 5.0   Documentation
  VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5   Documentation
  VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4 Not Available
  VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 Not Applicable

Operating Systems

The following table lists the supported operating systems for this module.

Operating System Version
  Microsoft Windows Server 2019, 2022
  Microsoft Windows 10, 11
  VMware Photon OS 3.0, 4.0

PowerShell

The following table lists the supported editions and versions of PowerShell for this module.

Edition Version
  Microsoft Windows PowerShell 5.1
  PowerShell Core >= 7.2.0

Module Dependencies

The following table lists the required PowerShell module dependencies for this module.

PowerShell Module Version Publisher Reference
VMware.PowerCLI >= 13.1.0 VMware, Inc.   Documentation
VMware.vSphere.SsoAdmin >= 1.3.9 VMware, Inc.   GitHub
PowerVCF >= 2.4.0 VMware, Inc.   Documentation
PowerValidatedSolutions >= 2.7.0 VMware, Inc.   Documentation