You configure settings in the AirWatch admin console to communicate with VMware Identity Manager before you configure AirWatch settings in the VMware Identity Manager admin console.

To integrate AirWatch and VMware Identity Manager, the following is required.

  • The organization group in AirWatch for which you are configuring VMware Identity Manager is Customer.

  • A REST API admin key for communication with the VMware Identity Manager service and a REST enrolled user API key for AirWatch Cloud Connector password authentication are created at the same organization group where VMware Identity Manager is configured.

  • API Admin account settings and the admin auth certificate from AirWatch added to the AirWatch settings in the VMware Identity Manager admin console.

  • Active Directory user accounts set up at the same organization group where VMware Identity Manager is configured.

  • If end users are placed into a child organization group from where VMware Identity Manager is configured after registration and enrollment, User Group mapping in the AirWatch enrollment configuration must be used to filter users and their respective devices to the appropriate organization group.

The following are set up in the AirWatch admin console.

  • REST admin API key for communication with the VMware Identity Manager service

  • API Admin account for VMware Identity Manager and the admin auth certificate that is exported from AirWatch and added to the AirWatch settings in VMware Identity Manager

  • REST enrolled user API key used for AirWatch Cloud Connector password authentication