The VMware Identity Manager service running in the vRealize Automation appliance provides Single-Sign On (SSO) capability for vRealize Automation users.

About this task

VMware Identity Manager is an authentication broker and security token exchange that interacts with the Active Directory to authenticate users. As the system administrator, you configure Identity Manager to provide access to vRealize Automation by the Rainpole tenant. The Rainpole tenant is the tenant through which you manage system-wide configuration, that includes global system defaults for branding, notifications, and monitor system logs.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator

      Password

      vra_administrator_password

  2. On the Tenants page, click New to configure a new tenant.
  3. On the General tab, enter the following settings for the Rainpole tenant, and click Submit and Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    Rainpole

    URL Name

    rainpole

    Contact email

    administrator@rainpole.local





  4. On the Local Users tab, click New to add a local user for the tenant.
  5. In the User Details dialog box, specify the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    First name

    ITAC

    Last name

    LocalRainpoleAdmin

    Email

    ITAC-LocalRainpoleAdmin@rainpole.local

    User name

    ITAC-LocalRainpoleAdmin

    Password

    itac-localrainpoleadmin_password

    Confirm password

    itac-localrainpoleadmin_password





  6. On the Administrators tab, specify tenant and infrastructure administrators.
    1. Enter ITAC-LocalRainpoleAdmin in the Tenant administrators search text box and press Enter
    2. Enter ITAC-LocalRainpoleAdmin in the IaaS administrators search text box and press Enter.
    3. Click Finish.




  7. Log out of vRealize Automation portal.