Automating the configuration of new logon banner for the vSphere Web Client in 6.0 Update 2

The ability to display a logon banner prior to logging into the vSphere Web Client UI is a new capability that was introduced with the release of vSphere 6.0 Update 2. In addition to the logon banner message, customers can also configure a mandatory consent check box requiring all users to¬†accept prior to logging in. […]

vCenter Server 6.0 Tidbits Part 11: Automate SSO Admin password change

After publishing my last article around the topic of Automating SSO Admin configurations using some simple LDAP commands which is applicable for both vSphere 5.5 and 6.0. It was pointed out to me by my buddy G. Blair Fritz who works over in our GSS Organization that another handy operation to share with customers is […]

vCenter Server 6.0 Tidbits Part 10: Automating SSO Admin configurations

A common request that I have heard from customers is to have the ability to automate vCenter Single Sign-On configurations from a programmatic standpoint. Unfortunately, this is currently not possible today as a public API does not exist for SSO. Having spent some time exploring the underlying vmdir database which is just an LDAP-based system […]

Automating Active Directory Identity Source & Default Domain in vSphere Web Client

Over the holiday break I learned about two awesome tidbits from my buddies Blair Fritz and Frank Buechsel who both work over in our GSS Organization. The first tidbit came from Blair who recently shared a newly published VMware KB 2063424 that provides both a Windows and Linux script to automate the setup of your […]