Password manager does not store passwords in use by VMWare Infrastructure




10 years ago
10 years ago


(Reporter: camilleri.jon, Unassigned)


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10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4

VMWare Infrastructure is a software that allows the user to remotely connect to virtual machines (

Having installed it, the logon credentials next to the Login Name and Password fields do not seem to be recognized.  The toolbar is not displayed the first time either.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install VMWare Server.  
2. Go to the logon which is commonly https://<computer name>:8333/ui/# or 
   http://<computer name>:8222/ui/#
3.Update user name and password to logon.

These are usually the OS logon credentials on the hosting <computer name>.  In my case I use the Administrator logon.
Actual Results:  
Password manager does not prompt to remember password.  Password is not automatically retrieved upon subsequent logons.

Expected Results:  
Password manager prompts for password as other websites.
As I don't have access you have to do this:
Open the page where you enter the username/password, press ctrl+U (view source), hit ctrl+f (find) and enter "autocomplete" as search term.
Mark this bug invalid if there is a "autocomplete = OFF".Please save the login page and attach it (using the add an attachment link in this bug report) if you can't find a autocomplete=off.

Comment 2

10 years ago
Created attachment 350369 [details]
Screenshot of VMWare Infrastructure
There is an autocomplete=off there, not plain in the HTML but in this javascript 
         function turnAutoCompleteOff() {
which is always executed.

Jon, you can override it with this bookmarklet
Just need to use it once to get your credentials into the password manager.
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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