Create and Configure the VMware Identity Manager Connector

In the VMware Identity Manager Administrator Console,

  1. Click Identity & Access Management.
  2. Click Setup.
  3. Click Connectors.
  4. Click Add Connector.

1. Generate the Connector Activation Code

  1. Enter Lab for the Connector ID Name.
  2. Click Generate Activation Code.

1.1. Copy the Connector Activation Code

  1. Double-click the Connector Activation Code textbox to select the code.
  2. Right-click and click Copy.
  3. Click OK.

2. Activate the Connector

To activate the VMware Identity Manager Connector, you can connect to the hostname over port 8443 where the VMware Identity Manager Connector service was installed.  You installed the VMware Identity Manager Connector service on conn-01a.corp.local in earlier steps.

  1. Click the Options button
  2. Click New Tab
  3. Enter https://conn-01a.corp.local:8443/cfg and press ENTER

2.1. Create the Administrator Account Credentials

First you will configure the Appliance Administrator Account (admin) for future logins:

  1. Enter VMware1! for the Password
  2. Enter VMware1! to confirm the password
  3. Click Continue

2.2. Paste the Activation Code

  1. Right-Click inside the Activation Code textbox and click Paste to paste the Activation Code we copied from the previous step when creating the "Lab" Connector from the VMware Identity Manager Console
  2. Click Continue

NOTE - While the page loads and refreshes, DO NOT close or manually refresh the page until you see the Setup is Complete screen shown in the next step!

2.3. Confirm the Setup Completed

When the configuration has saved successfully, you should see the Setup is complete page.  Continue to the next step when this screen is displayed.

3. Verify the Connector Activated

Back in the VMware Identity Manager Console,

  1. Click the Refresh button in the browser.
  2. Click Identity & Access Management.
  3. Click Setup.
  4. Click Connectors.
  5. Confirm that the Connector now shows the Hostname as conn-01a.corp.local and the Worker named Lab.

This confirms that you have successfully setup and installed the VMware Identity Manager Windows Connector.