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May 24 2016

Add Active Directory as Identity Source

This Post is part of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage training.

Before proceeding with this step, make sure you have followed previous post and added vCenter in Active Directory domain.

See – How to Add vCSA in Active Directory domain.

Let’s Add Active directory as Identity Source in vCenter SSO.

1. Login to web client using Administrator@vsphere.local account

2. Go to Administration –> Click Configuration

3. Click on Identity Sources –> Click on Green + Sign to Add Identity Source.

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4. On the Add Identity Source Page, Select Active Directory ( Integrated Windows Authentication )

This will automatically Select Domain name of vCenter

Select Use machine account and Click on OK to complete the process.

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5. Monitor the task in recent task pane.

if No errors received you are good to proceed.

What’s NextProvide vCenter permissions to Domain Users

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