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Administrative lockout is a global setting that affects all virtual machines for all users on a host computer. It allows a user to impose any combination of the following restrictions:
Note: If no user has yet set administrative lockout preferences, any user may set them and set a password for access to the administrative lockout features. If any user has already set administrative lockout preferences, you must know the password in order to change the settings.
Take the following steps to set administrative lockout preferences:
If you cannot remember the password and want to remove it, you must uninstall Workstation. Be sure to click Yes when asked if you want to remove the administrative lockout settings. After you reinstall Workstation, you may enable the administrative lockout features again and set a new password.