You can view the type of directory server, if any, that the host uses to authenticate users and the directory server settings.


  1. Browse to the host in the vSphere Client inventory.
  2. Click Configure.
  3. Under System, select Authentication Services.
    The Authentication Services page displays the directory service and domain settings.

What to do next

You can configure permissions so that users and groups from the joined Active Directory domain can access the vCenter Server components. For information about managing permissions, see Add a Permission to an Inventory Object.