You manage authentication services from the vSphere Client, or by using the CLI. You can also manage the vCenter Server Identity Provider Federation configuration process by using an API.
You can manage authentication using different interfaces.
|vSphere Client||Web interface (HTML5-based client).|
|API||Manage the vCenter Server Identity Provider Federation configuration process.|
|sso-config||Command-line utility for configuring the vCenter Server built-in identity provider.|