The Administration Console is a Web interface provided by the cloud service. You use an industry standard browser to log in to the interface. Some details of the login steps vary depending on the configuration of your specific environment.

About this task

You first log in using the My VMware credentials. The windows that display after the My VMware login window vary depending on your environment.

Environment

Window Displayed After the My VMware Login Window

What to Do Next

One Horizon Cloud Node

No Active Directory domain joined to the node

Getting Started wizard and the General Setup section

Perform the domain join procedure and assign the super administration role to a user, as described in Register Your First Active Directory Domain with Your Horizon Cloud Node.

One Horizon Cloud Node

One Active Directory domain joined to the node

Active Directory login window displaying the name of the joined domain.

Log in using credentials for an account in the joined domain.

One Horizon Cloud Node

Multiple Active Directory domains joined to the node

Active Directory login window with a domain selection list.

Select a listed domain and log in using credentials for an account in the selected domain.

Multiple Horizon Cloud Nodes

Node-selection window displaying icons representing the nodes.

Select the node you want to work with in this session. The system displays the appropriate subsequent window depending on the number of Active Directory domains joined to the selected node.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have the credentials of the My VMware associated with the environment.

When an Active Directory domain is already joined, verify that you have the credentials for an Active Directory account in that domain that has access permissions.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the cloud service at https://cloud.horizon.vmware.com.
  2. Log in with your My VMware credentials.

    If your configured environment has more than one Horizon Cloud Node, a node-selection box appears and you select the Horizon Cloud Node you want to work with during this session.

    To see a summary describing the node's downloading, building, readiness, and connection status, hover over each icon.

  3. Depending on the options presented to you in the next window, complete the log-in sequence appropriate for your configured environment.

    If the Horizon Cloud Node has a joined Active Directory domain, the Active Directory login window appears and you must log in with Active Directory credentials.

Results

The Administration Console for the selected Horizon Cloud Node appears.

What to do next

If applicable, register the Active Directory and finish the domain join. See Register Your First Active Directory Domain with Your Horizon Cloud Node. You must finish the entire Active Directory registration process before you can work with any other services.