Log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface to access the vCenter Server Appliance configuration settings.

About this task

Note:

The login session expires if you leave the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface idle for 10 minutes.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that the vCenter Server Appliance is successfully deployed and running.

  • If you are using Internet Explorer, verify that TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2 are enabled in the security settings.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, go to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface, https://appliance-IP-address-or-FQDN:5480.
  2. Log in as root.

    The default root password is the password you set while deploying the vCenter Server Appliance.