You must sign in to your VMware account so that LCM can access update bundles from the VMware depot.

About this task

If you do not have external connectivity on the rack, see Use a Proxy Server to Download Upgrade Bundles.


  1. In the SDDC Manager web interface, click LIFECYCLE on the left navigation pane.
    The Lifecycle Management page appears with a message saying that the VMware depot user has not been set.

    VMware depot user not yet set

  2. Click my vmware on the top right corner.
    The sign in page appears.


  3. Type your VMware account user name and password.
  4. Click SIGN IN.
    The top right corner of the window displays a green check mark.


  5. Follow the workaround described in

What to do next

To change account credentials, click my vmware on the top right corner and type in the appropriate credentials.