Verify that you can authenticate to vRealize Automation portal using the vra-admin-rainpole@rainpole.local Active Directory account within the rainpole tenant.

About this task

Performing authentication using a tenant admin account configured in Active Directory verifies that the tenant is correctly configured and that the embedded vIDM can authenticate against the Active Directory for this tenant.

Expected Outcome

You can successfully authenticate and log in using vra-admin-rainpole@rainpole.local which has a tenant (rainpole) wide access for performing administrator functions.


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



      User name






  2. Verify that you see the Administration, Infrastructure, and Business Management menus. 

What to do next

If you encounter issues while performing this procedure, use the following troubleshooting tips:

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Ensure that there is network connectivity between the Active Directory infrastructure and the vRealize Automation servers.

  • Ensure that the Active Directory user group that vra-admin-rainpole account is a member of, has been synchronized in vRealize Automation.

  • Ensure that the vra-admin-rainpole account has been granted the IaaS Administrator and Tenant Admin privileges.

  • Ensure that the vra-admin-rainpole account is an active account and has not been locked in Active Directory.