When you sign up for a VMware AppDefense Service, or when someone invites you to join a service, you receive an email invitation containing a link that you can use to sign up.

You can request to sign up for VMware AppDefense at https://cloud.vmware.com/appdefense. You sign up for VMware AppDefense with your VMware ID or you can skip VMware ID and use your business ID.

VMware sets up your organization and user name within the AppDefense Manager. After the setup is done, you receive an invitation to join the AppDefense Service (SaaS). The first user in the organization is assigned with Administrator privileges.


  1. Click the Confirm my account link in your invitation mail.
    Note: If you do not receive the invitation email, contact the VMware AppDefense support team at https://www.vmware.com/support/contacts.html.

    You are redirected to the AppDefense sign-in page.

    If you are not redirected to the VMware AppDefense page, go to https://appdefense.vmware.com.

  2. Log in to VMware AppDefense by entering the following parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Select your region Select either US, UK, DE, or AU. By default, US region is selected.
    Email Enter email ID on which you received the invitation.
    Password Enter your own password.
    Organization Select your organization from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Sign In.
    The Dashboard page of the AppDefense Manager appears as your default home page.


You can log in to AppDefense Manager based on your region. For example:
Region URL
US https://appdefense.vmware.com
UK https://uk.appdefense.vmware.com
Frankfurt https://de.appdefense.vmware.com
Sydney https://au.appdefense.vmware.com

What to do next

Install AppDefense.