You access SDDC Manager using a supported browser.


Verify that you have the following information:

  • A user name and password for an account that is configured for accessing SDDC Manager. Your system uses role-based access control (RBAC) to determine what operations a user can perform, including logging in. For details about SDDC Manager and RBAC, see Role-Based Access Control.

    During the Cloud Foundation bring-up process, a name and password are entered to create a superuser account. If this is the first time you are logging in after running the bring-up process, you can use those superuser account credentials to log in and then authorize other users for access. The superuser account's domain is the SSO domain that was entered during the bring-up process, for example vsphere.local, and you log in using the form superuser-name@domain and the superuser password.

  • The Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) for the SDDC Manager IP address. This name typically has a form like, where is the value that was specified for the subdomain in the bring-up process wizard. During the bring-up process on the first rack in a Cloud Foundation system, this FQDN is created and an IP address is assigned. See the VMware Cloud Foundation Overview and Bring-Up Guide for details about the assigned IP address.


  1. In a browser, open the login screen by navigating to https://VIP-FQDN:8443/vrm-ui

    For example, point your browser to

  2. Log in using the user name and password for an account that is configured for access.


You are logged in to SDDC Manager and the Dashboard page appears in the browser.