Quick blog post, purely as a memo note to myself (aka my own KB how-to articles).
Issue: the COMMISSION HOSTS button in SDDC Manager is greyed out; therefore it’s impossible to add any new host
SSH into SDDC Manager, first as vcf then elevate to root (su -)
Connect to Postgres with the following commands:
psql -h localhost -U postgres
select * from lock;
Here you go:
There is a password management operation in progress (well, stuck) that’s preventing host commissioning. From the SDDC Manager GUI select Security > Password Management