You can use the deployment checklist to gather the necessary information to install the VMware Identity Manager virtual appliance.

Information for Fully Qualified Domain Name

Table 1. Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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VMware Identity Manager FQDN

Network Information for VMware Identity Manager Virtual Appliance

Table 2. Network Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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IP address

You must use a static IP address and it must have a PTR and an A record defined in the DNS.

DNS name for this virtual appliance

Default Gateway address

Netmask or prefix

Directory Information

VMware Identity Manager supports integrating with Active Directory or LDAP directory environments.

Table 3. Active Directory Domain Controller Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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Active Directory server name

Active Directory domain name

Base DN

For Active Directory over LDAP, the Bind DN username and password

For Active Directory with Integrated Windows Authentication, the user name and password of the account that has privileges to join computers to the domain.

Table 4. LDAP Directory Server Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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LDAP directory server name or IP address

LDAP directory server port number

Base DN

Bind DN username and password

LDAP search filters for group objects, bind user objects, and user objects

LDAP attribute names for membership, object UUID, and distinguished name

SSL Certificates

You can add an SSL certificate after you deploy the VMware Identity Manager virtual appliance.

Table 5. SSL Certificate Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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SSL certificate

Private key

License Key

Table 6. VMware Identity Manager License Key Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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License key

Note:

The License key information is entered in the administration console in the Appliance Settings > License page after the installation is complete.

External Database

Table 7. External Database Information Checklist

Information to Gather

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Database host name

Port

Username

Password