You must configure the Chrome browser if Kerberos is configured for your deployment and if you want to grant users access to the Web interface using the Chrome browser.

Kerberos authentication works in conjunction with VMware Identity Manager on Windows operating systems.

Note: Do not implement these Kerberos-related steps on other operating systems.


  • Configure Kerberos.
  • Since Chrome uses the Internet Explorer configuration to enable Kerberos authentication, you must configure Internet Explorer to allow Chrome to use the Internet Explorer configuration. See Google documentation for information about how to configure Chrome for Kerberos authentication.


  1. Test Kerberos functionality by using the Chrome browser.
  2. Log in to VMware Identity Manager at
    If Kerberos authentication is successful, the test URL connects with the Web interface.


If all related Kerberos configurations are correct, the relative protocol (Kerberos) secures all interactions between this Chrome browser instance and VMware Identity Manager. Users can use single sign-on access their Workspace ONE portal.