At Ocean Solutions We commonly see users making these mistakes when it comes to password management:
Mistake 1: Using a simple password – If it’s easy for you to remember, it’s probably also common or easy to guess for the bad guys. Read more
The short answer – this is by design. Slightly longer answer below.
The way MD5-DIGEST authentication works, it requires both server and client to exchange nonce numbers, then calculate MD5 of the username and password, then perform some calculations with this hash and nonces. In case of client everything is pretty straightforward as it has user-entered (or stored) plaintext password right there. Read more
An issue robbed me an entire weekend and escalation team from VMware Storage and View Horizon along with HP MSA Disk Storage Tier II along that line, and we could not get to the bottom of the problem.
My environment is VMware View Horizon 6.2.3 and vCenter 5.5 Update 2 along with ESXi 5.5 Update 2. Read more