A vCloud Director system administrator can control system-wide settings related to LDAP, email notification, licensing, and general system preferences. Modify General System SettingsvCloud Director includes general system settings related to activity logs, networking, session timeouts, certificates, organization limits, operation limits, and so on. The default settings are appropriate for many environments, but you can modify the settings to meet your needs. General System SettingsvCloud Director includes general system settings that you can modify to meet your needs. Configure the System Email SettingsYou can edit the system email settings, including configuring the SMTP server settings and vCloud Director notification settings. Change the vCloud Director LicensevCloud Director requires a valid license, specified as a serial number, to run. You can modify the licensing information that you entered during the initial vCloud Director configuration. Configure the Catalog Synchronization SettingsYou can edit the catalog synchronization settings for all organizations and catalogs, including the refresh rate of the catalog subscriptions. Configuring Blocking Tasks and NotificationsYou can use blocking tasks and notifications to configure vCloud Director to send AMQP messages triggered by certain events. Configure Public AddressesTo fulfill load balancer or proxy requirements, you can change the default endpoint Web addresses for the vCloud Director Web Portal, vCloud Director API, and console proxy. Managing Identity ProvidersYou can integrate your cloud with an external identity provider and import users and groups to your organizations. You can configure an LDAP server connection at a system or organization level. You can configure a SAML integration at an organization level. Managing Plug-InsvCloud Director plug-ins extend the functions of the Service Provider Admin Portal and the vCloud Director Tenant Portal. You can upload, disable, and delete plug-ins from the Service Provider Admin Portal. You can publish a plug-in to the service provider and individual organizations. Customizing the vCloud Director PortalsTo match your corporate branding standards and to create a fully custom cloud experience, you can set the logo and the theme for your vCloud Director Service Provider Admin Portal and for the vCloud Director Tenant Portal of each organization. In addition, you can modify and add custom links to the two upper right menus in the vCloud Director portals. Configure the Password PolicyTo prevent a user from logging in to vCloud Director after a certain number of failed attempts, you can enable the account lockout. Configure vSphere ServicesYou can configure and enable vCloud Director to use vCenter Single Sign-On so that the vSphere identity provider authenticates the system administrators.