To implement authentication with the AirWatch Cloud Connector, you must enable the Password Authentication through AirWatch feature.

About this task


  • AirWatch configured in VMware Identity Manager.

  • AirWatch Cloud Connector installed and activated.

  • AirWatch directory services integrated with Active Directory.


  1. In the administration console, Identity & Access Management tab, click Setup > AirWatch
  2. In the User Password Authentication through AirWatch section, select Enable.
  3. Click Save.

What to do next

See Implementing Authentication with AirWatch Cloud Connector to use AirWatch Cloud Connector authentication.