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We started setting up a vSphere infrastructure and want to use OpenLDAP as authentication source. In the vCenter, we have enabled the embedded SSO server and I find options to connect to Active Directory.

In many places in the Internet, I find descriptions to navigate to Administration > Sign-on and Discovery > Configuration, which is however not available in our vSphere installation (win3011 is the vCenter):

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How can I make the SSO settings available, in order to add a new Identity Source as described e.g. in this article?

  • Which account are you logged in as in the screengrab above? – Chopper3 Apr 20 '15 at 13:45
  • I'm logged in as root. – StephenKing Apr 20 '15 at 13:49
  • No, sorry, I meant into the vCenter - have you tried the one you're supposed to start with (administrator@vsphere.local)? – Chopper3 Apr 20 '15 at 13:50
  • Ah.. man.. thanks! I noticed that when logged in as administrator@vsphere.local, this tiny difference pops up! Would you briefly formulate this as an answer? You earn some credits. (I interpreted that the administrator@system-domain only applies to Windows-based vCenter servers, which seems not the case) – StephenKing Apr 20 '15 at 13:52
  • No, it's for both and ewwhite's already answered – Chopper3 Apr 20 '15 at 13:53
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Log in as administrator@vsphere.local

That will produce the desired output.

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