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Configuring VMware vCSA with Active Directory

Configuring VMware vCSA with Active Directory

I ran into 2 issues while using the vCenter Server Appliance and integrating it with AD and what I found I figured might help some of you in the future. Here goes: Issue 1: vCSA fails to join the AD domain. On the initial deployment of my vCSA I got an error while attempting to join my AD Domain that says “Error: Enabling Active Directory failed”. That’s it… nothing useful… When this happens you can run the process manually and…

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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… 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…

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