active directory


Adding Business Groups – vRealize Automation Series Part 10

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Creating Reservations – vRealize Automation Series Part 11 Adding Business Groups – vRealize Automation Series Part 10 Configure Fabric Groups – vRealize Automation Series Part 9 Add vCenter Endpoint – vRealize Automation Series Part 8 Configure vRealize Permissions – vRealize Automation Series Part 7 Install vRealize Automation […]


vCAC / vRA Tenant Identity Store – User and Group search DN base

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I am in a course this week and a question came up about how to configure the Group and User search base DN and its effect on access within vCAC / vRA.  Ultimately permission will be granted as a combination of both fields.  First and foremost when […]


EMC ViPR Authentication Providers Search: One Level vs Subtree

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I was setting up ViPR to use Active Directory to authenticate users and one option was a bit unclear. You use the Search Base and Search Scope options to define which AD users ViPR will authenticate.  The Search Scope option provides two choices:  One Level and Subtree.  I […]


vCenter Active Directory SSO Error – Cannot load users for the selected domain

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert During a recent vCenter deployment using the VCSA I ran into an error I hadn’t run into before with the VCSA (or vCenter/SSO on Windows for that matter).  After an error free install and setup wizard, I logged in to vCenter as administrator@vsphere.local to set my roles […]


Adding additional Active Directory Groups for Splunk Authentication

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Here is a quick guide to adding additional Windows Active Directory groups for Splunk authentication to allow users to log in.  You can see how to configure Splunk for Active Directory here.  If you have not already done so, create the Active Directory group that you want […]