Wednesday , January 23 2019

Active Directory as an LDAP Server in Vcenter Appliance

Login to Vcenter as Administrator@vsphere.local

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Configuration – Identity Sources – Choose the + Sign

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Choose Active Directory as an LDAP Server

Name –

FriendlyName – Cloudid.biz

BaseDNfor Users (Recommended  to use Specific Organization Unit Distinguish name ) – DC=CloudID,DC=Biz

DomainName – Cloudid.biz

DomainAlias (NETBIOS Name of the Domain) – Cloudid

BaseDNforGroups (Recommended  to use Specific Organization Unit Distinguish name )– DC=CloudID,DC=Biz

PrimaryServer URL – Active Directory Integrated  DNS Server #1 – ldap://10.10.10.11:389

SecondaryServer URL – Active Directory Integrated  DNS Server #2  – ldap://10.10.10.11:389

Create a Service Account in Active Directory . Just Domain Users

vcenterldap@cloudid.biz

Password

Test Connection.

If it works.  Add it .

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Then Assign Permission on Vcenter object (+) or whichever is required to gain access to, You have to use the domain on the drop down and choose user from Active Directory.

Then login to vcenter as Domain\username

It should allow you to login.

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About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Exchange Server MVP , Publisher of CareExchange.in
Supporting/Deploying/Designing Microsoft Exchange for some years.
Extensive experience on Microsoft Technologies.

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