You can manage vCenter Single Sign-On and the Licensing service from the vSphere Web Client.

Use the vSphere Client or CLIs instead of the vSphere Web Client to manage the following services.
  • Certificates
  • VMware Endpoint Certificate Store (VECS)
  • Two-factor authentication such as Common Access Card authentication
  • Login banner


  1. Log in to a vCenter Server associated with the Platform Services Controller as a user with administrator privileges in the local vCenter Single Sign-On domain (vsphere.local by default).
  2. Select Administration and click the item that you want to manage.
    Option Description
    Single Sign-On Configure vCenter Single Sign-On.
    • Set policies.
    • Manage identity sources.
    • Manage the STS Signing certificate.
    • Manage SAML service providers.
    • Manage users and groups.
    Licensing Configure licensing.