How to reset a PowerChute Network Shutdown Virtual Machine Appliance

If you forgot the login credentials for the web account, here is how to perform the reset.

  1. Access the VM appliance console
  2. Stop the PowerChute service
    /etc/init.d/PowerChute stop
  3. Edit the configuration file
    vi /opt/APC/PowerChute/group1/pcnsconfig.ini
  4.  In the [NetworkManagementCard] section of the INI file, add the following lines with your desired values:
    username= new user name
    password= new password
  5. Save and close
  6. Restart the PowerChute service
    /etc/init.d/PowerChute start


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