VMware Identity Manager Cloud Deployment provides information about the deployment scenarios available for using the VMware Identity Manager™ cloud service. It also provides information about installing and configuring the VMware Identity Manager Connector virtual appliance in outbound-only connection mode. Additionally, it explains how to integrate your enterprise directory and sync users and groups to the VMware Identity Manager service.

For information about installing and configuring the VMware Identity Manager Connector virtual appliance in legacy mode, see Installing and Configuring VMware Identity Manager Connector (Legacy Mode).

For information about using VMware Identity Manager with VMware AirWatch®, see the relevant sections of this document, Guide to Deploying Workspace ONE, and the AirWatch documentation.

Intended Audience

The information is written for experienced Windows and Linux system administrators who are familiar with VMware technologies, particularly vCenter™, ESX™, and vSphere®, and with networking concepts, Active Directory, and databases.

Knowledge of other technologies, such as RSA Adaptive Authentication, RSA SecurID, and RADIUS is also helpful if you plan to implement those features.

VMware Technical Publications Glossary

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.