After you install vRealize Operations Manager, you must log in for the first time and secure the console of each node in the cluster.

Install vRealize Operations Manager.

1

Locate the node console in vCenter or by direct access.

In vCenter, press Alt+F1 to access the login prompt. For security reasons, vRealize Operations Manager remote terminal sessions are disabled by default.

2

Log in as root.

vRealize Operations Manager does not allow you to access the command prompt until you create a root password.

3

At the password prompt, press Enter.

4

At the old password prompt, press Enter.

5

At the prompt for a new password, enter the root password that you want and note it for future reference.

6

Reenter the root password.

7

Log out of the console.