VPLEX: Admin password expires when password-policy is set to never expire.

VPLEX: Admin password expires when password-policy is set to never expire.

Environment:

VPLEX Local

VPLEX Geo

VPLEX Metro

VPLEX Series

VPLEX VS1

VPLEX VS2

VPLEX GeoSynchrony

VPLEX GeoSynchrony 4.2 Patch 1

VPLEX GeoSynchrony 5.0

VPLEX GeoSynchrony 5.0.1

VPLEX GeoSynchrony 5.1

VPLEX GeoSynchrony 5.2

 

Description:

Password-policy of Admin account on management server will be lost/reset after upgrade.

 

After the VPLEX upgrade, Admin password is expired, even though the password policy is set to 'never expire' before upgrade.

 

 

Resolution:

EMC Engineering is currently investigating this problem. A permanent fix is still in progress. This article will be updated once more information becomes available.

For a detailed step by step Workaround please refer to EMC Support Solution 471606 https://support.emc.com/kb/471606