To configure a vSphere Trust Authority deployment, you must first prepare a workstation with the necessary software and setup.

Perform the following steps on a workstation that has access to your vSphere Trust Authority environment.


  1. Install PowerCLI 12.1.0 or later. See PowerCLI User's Guide.
  2. Verify that Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 or later is installed.
  3. Create a local folder in which to save the Trust Authority information that you export as files.

What to do next

Continue with Enable the Trust Authority Administrator.