The VMware vSphere Authentication Proxy service provides support for joining unattended ESXi hosts to an Active Directory domain by using an account with delegated privileges, enhancing security for PXE-booted hosts and hosts that are provisioned using Auto Deploy.


Default Value




Active Directory domain to which to join the ESXi hosts.

Domain User


Active Directory account with delegated domain join privileges used to join ESXi hosts.

Domain User Password


Password for the account specified in Domain User.