?
Solved

Active Directory Integration with vSphere 5.1

Posted on 2014-03-10
9
Medium Priority
?
695 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-10
How can I get Active Directory inegration configured in vSphere 5.1- I met all of the prerequisites but still can't add any AD users or accounts- doesnt see it.
0
Comment
Question by:funkyone60
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Abhilash
ID: 39918542
Have you added AD as a Identity source in vCenter SSO?
After that you will have to select your AD and make it a default domain, only then the domain will how up in the permissions tab and you will be able to add the AD users to vCenter.
0
 

Author Comment

by:funkyone60
ID: 39918573
not sure I understand or know how to do that but it sounds like thats probably the issue
0
 

Author Comment

by:funkyone60
ID: 39918583
When I click on that in the web client nothing happens- nothing is avaialbe to configure
0
Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Abhilash earned 2000 total points
ID: 39918595
Go to your Web client. Login with Administrator.
Navigate to Administration>Sign-On and discovery>Configuration. Select your AD and then on top there will be a blue globe symbol. Click on that. this will add your AD to default domains.
As shown in the below screenshot
SSO default domain
Once you do this, you can select the vCenter object in home and the click on permissions tab. The when you right-click and Add permission you will find AD domain in the drop down now.
0
 

Author Comment

by:funkyone60
ID: 39918624
That's what I am saying- when I do that and click on Sign on and discovery nothing comes up- there's no configuration or anything underneath that
0
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:Abhilash
Abhilash earned 2000 total points
ID: 39918684
You will have to login with  SSO administrator to get that option.
If its vCenter 5.1, the use would be admin@system-domain.
If its a vCenter appliance it would be root user.
0
 

Author Comment

by:funkyone60
ID: 39918702
and there was the issue- thanks so much for your help
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:funkyone60
ID: 39918708
walked me right through my problem- perfect- thanks again
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Abhilash
ID: 39918716
Glad i could help :)
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Auditing domain password hashes is a commonly overlooked but critical requirement to ensuring secure passwords practices are followed. Methods exist to extract hashes directly for a live domain however this article describes a process to extract u…
Here's a look at newsworthy articles and community happenings during the last month.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
This Micro Tutorial steps you through the configuration steps to configure your ESXi host Management Network settings and test the management network, ensure the host is recognized by the DNS Server, configure a new password, and the troubleshooting…
Suggested Courses

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question