Change the initial password of the Tunnel Service appliance root user. Optionally, to allow a single sign-on login to the Tunnel Service, register the Tunnel Service with the vCenter Server Lookup service.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, go to the Tunnel Service service management interface for your deployment type.
    Deployment type Service Management Interface
    Combined Appliance https://Appliance-IP-Address:8442/ui/admin
    Cloud Tunnel Appliance https://Tunnel-Appliance-IP-Address/ui/admin
    1. Select Appliance login or SSO login and enter the root or the single sign-on user credentials.
    2. Click Login.
  2. If you log in to the appliance for the first time, you must change the initial root user password.
    1. Enter the initial root user password that you set during the OVA deployment.
    2. Enter and confirm a new password.
      The password that you enter must be a secured password with a minimum of eight characters and it must consist of:
      • At least one lowercase letter.
      • At least one uppercase letter.
      • At least one number.
      • At least one special character, such as & # %.
    3. Click Apply.
      The Getting Started tab opens.
  3. (Optional) Register the Tunnel Service with the vCenter Server Lookup service.
    Optionally, allow a single sign-on login to the Tunnel Service by registering the Tunnel Service with the vCenter Server Lookup service.
    1. In the left pane, click Configuration and next to Lookup service address click Edit.
    2. Press Tab and autocomplete the address as https://Lookup-Service-IP-address:443/lookupservice/sdk.
    3. Click Apply and accept the SSL certificate of the vCenter Server Lookup service.
    4. In the left pane, click System Monitoring and under Service status, verify that Lookup Service connectivity shows a green check status.

What to do next

You can now enable the tunneling service communication with the VMware Cloud Director Availabilityservices. For more information, see Enable the Tunnel Service.