Message to self: VMware root disabled on webui en shell

pam_tally2 --user root

In my example the there were 25 failed root login attempts:

1 Login Failures Latest failure From
2 root 25 01/02/20 10:56:59 unknown

The clear the the password lockout use the following command:

1 pam_tally2 --user root --reset

ALT-F1 brings you to the shell if it is enabled (it not also, but no username/pwd can be given

ALT-F2 brings you back

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