You must create a Workspace identity provider for use with an external connector.


  • Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a tenant administrator.


  1. Select Administration > Directories Management > Identity Providers.
  2. Select Add Identity Provider.
  3. Select Create Workspace IDP on the displayed menu.
  4. Type a name for the identity provider in the Identity Provider Name field.
  5. Select the directory that corresponds to the users that will use this identity provider.

    The directory selected determine which connectors are displayed for selection with this identity provider.

  6. Select the external connector or connectors that you configured for smart card authentication.

    If the deployment is located behind a load balancer, enter the load balancer URL.

  7. Select the network for access to this identity provider.
  8. Click Add.