After you install the NSX plugin, configure the component registry authentication with vRealize Automation for vRealize Orchestrator. 

About this task

Use component registry authentication mode when configuring vRealize Orchestrator as an external Orchestrator with a vRealize Automation system. This enables the usage of Single Sign-On authentication through vRealize Automation. 

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Control Center.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8283/vco-controlcenter.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      hostA_root_password

  2. Configure vRealize Automation as a vRealize Orchestrator authentication provider.
    1. On the Home page, under Manage click Configure Authentication Provider.
    2. On the Authentication Provider tab, select vRealize Automation from the Authentication mode drop-down menu.
    3. Enter vra01svr01.rainpole.local in the Host address text box and click Connect.




    4. Click Accept Certificate, enter the following credentials of the vRealize Automation administrator account, and click Register.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator

      Password

      vra_administrator_password

      Configure Licenses

      Selected

      Default Tenant

      rainpole





    5. In the Admin group text box, enter vRO and click Search.
    6. From the drop-down menu, select rainpole.local\ug-vROAdmins and click Save Changes.




  3. Restart the vRealize Orchestrator appliance for the changes to take effect.
    1. Click Home and under Manage, click Startup Options.
    2. On the Startup Options page, click Restart.
  4. Test user administrative rights in vRealize Orchestrator.
    1. Click Home and under Manage, click Configure Authentication Provider.
    2. On the Test Login tab, enter the following credentials and click Test.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_password

      A green banner with the following text appears: "Info: The user has administrative rights in vRealize Orchestrator" and confirms that configuration is successful.