Enable emergency local login

  • Privileges: Infrastructure administrator.

  1. Log in to the HPE OneView appliance using a directory account as an Infrastructure administrator.
  2. Disable the local login. See Disable local logins.
  3. From the main menu, select Settings and click Security.
  4. Click the Edit icon in the Security panel or select Actions > Edit.
  5. On the Edit Security screen, under Authentication, enable Emergency local login.
  6. Use the Emergency local login via option to control whether emergency local login is restricted to the console or allowed through both the console and browser. See Security/Edit Security screen details.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Verify the setting by logging in to the appliance with a local user account.
  9. Enable complex passwords to ensure that all local accounts have strong passwords, including the Administrator account. See Enable complex passwords.