You can add an existing VMware Identity Manager or deploy new VMware Identity Manager through vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have an existing VMware Identity Manager version 2.9.2 or 3.2.0 as vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager supports only these versions.

Procedure

  1. Click Settings and click the User Management tab.
  2. Under Authentication Source, select whether to add an existing identity manager or install a new identity manager.
    Option Description
    Add Existing Identity Manager
    1. Click the vIDM Host name, username and password.
    2. Click ADD ACTIVE DIRECTORY at the bottom of the page and provide active directory details.
    3. Enter the Active Directory Domain Name, Base DN, Bind DN username and password.
    4. Enter the UserDN and Group DN.
    5. Select the Sync Nested Group Members option and enter the Suite Administrator.
    6. Click Submit.
    Install New Identity Manager
    1. Click ADD ACTIVE DIRECTORY at the bottom of the page and provide active directory details.
    2. Select an existing data center or click + to add a new data center.

      For information on adding a new data center, see Add a Data Center to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

    3. Click Install.
    4. Accept the EULA and provide the Infra and network details.
    5. Enter host and IP details, and passwords for root and SSH user.
    6. Click Submit and click SAVE to close the wizard.
    When you register an existing identity manager, a duplicate catalog entry is created.
  3. Under Access Control, after configuring VMware Identity Manager, click Add User/Group to assign roles to manage vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Results

After vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is registered to the identity manager, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is visible in the VMware Identity Manager app catalog.

What to do next

You can view install progress for a new VMware Identity Manager on the Requests tab. When the request shows a status of COMPLETED, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is registered to VMware Identity Manager.