Implement identity service support for Active Directory, NIS, and LDAP with Single Sign-On (SSO)

 
Step 1. Log into the vSphere Web Client and navigate to NSX MAnagers then double click the NSX Manager for which you like to implement identity service support.
 
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Step 2. Select Manage -> Domains and then click the + sign to Add Domain
 
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Step 3. Specify your Domain Name and NetBIOS name then click Next
 
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Step 4. Specify the Server, Protocol, Port, Username, and Password then click Next
 
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Step 5. Specify the Connection Method and Port for the Security Event Log Access then click Next
 
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Step 6. Confirm your settings, then hit Finish
 
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Step 7. It may take a few minutes, but you will want to confirm a successful sync status as show below. Note: You may have to manually synchronize NSX Manager with Active Directory by clicking the icon shown below.
 
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Step 8. You also want to ensure to enable Single Sign-on (SSO) on the NSX Manager by following the instructions here.
 

4 Comments

  1. CCDE -  June 12, 2015 - 11:16 pm 156

    it is really a nice study guide,?
    in the exam how can we get the domain name, and LDAP IP address, they will give these information, of I have to find them out from the vcenter or search for AD within the exam environment .

    Reply
    • Sean Whitney -  June 13, 2015 - 7:20 am 157

      Thank you! They provide this type of information for you.

      Thanks,
      Sean

      Reply
  2. Kiran -  September 22, 2015 - 11:41 am 258

    Hi Sean,To use ldap SSO configuration in NSX is a pre requisite?

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    • Sean Whitney -  September 28, 2015 - 7:17 pm 265

      Hi Kiran,

      No, it is not a prerequisite.

      Thanks,
      Sean

      Reply

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