You manage Platform Services Controller services from the Platform Services Controller Web interface, from the vSphere Web Client, or by using one of the available scripts and CLIs.

Different Platform Services Controller services support different interfaces.

Table 1. Interfaces for Managing Platform Services Controller Services

Interface

Description

Platform Services Controller Web interface

Web interface for managing all services including vCenter Single Sign-On and Common Access Card. Connect to https://psc_hostname_or_IP/psc.

vSphere Web Client

Web interface for managing some of the services. Some services, such as smart card authentication, are configurable only from the Platform Services Controller Web interface.

Certificate Management utility

Command-line tool that supports CSR generation and certificate replacement. See Managing Certificates with the vSphere Certificate Manager Utility.

CLIs for managing Platform Services Controller services

Set of commands for managing certificates, the VMware Endpoint Certificate Store (VECS), and VMware Directory Service (vmdir). See Managing Services and Certificates With CLI Commands.