VCD: A General System Error Occurred: Weak Password: Not Enough Different Characters or Classes

September 13, 2018 Jordansphere vCloud Director

Problem

When trying to prepare a host (after an unprepare) in vCloud Director 8.20 (ESXi 6.0) I got the following error:

 

Remote call failure on host [vcId=8af60e1e-3f9d-4d01-a69b-0f4c94e7f09a, moref=host-590541]. Error string was " A general system error occurred: Weak password: not enough different characters or classes. Please refer to the log for more details.".

 

vcd_weak_password

 

Resolution

This appears to be a bug. Simply reboot the ESXi host and then prepare the host again.

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