Updating AD Lookup Account on VMware vCVA

Updating AD Lookup Account on VMware vCVA

 

I needed to update the service account password that my vCVA uses to authenticate with AD and I discovered something that was confusing for a while, my Configuration options under “Sign-On and Discovery” was missing… you can hit the little down arrow to expand the options and “Configuration” is just not there…

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The answer makes sense but is not immediately apparent. You need to logout of the vCVA and login as root@localos or another local account and then the option will appear. From here you can change your configuration freely.

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