Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Enable Virtual Center Single Sign on SSO

To enable Windows Single Sign-on follow these steps:
Log in to a workstation where the VI Client is installed.
Right-click the desktop and select New > Shortcut.
In the Create Shortcut Wizard, click Browse and navigate to the location of the VpxClient.exe program and click OK.Note: By default it is located in C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\
After the full path is in the Type the location of the item field append -passthroughAuth -s to the end of the line, where is the hostname or IP Address of the VirtualCenter instance you want to connect to.
Click Next.
Give a Name for the shortcut.
Click Finish.
After the shortcut has been created, double-click on the new shortcut, and you are logged into the VirtualCenter Server using the currently logged in credentials.

Note: If the currently logged in user does not have appropriate permissions to VirtualCenter log in fails.


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