Set up an identity connector in a VMware environment

Complete this procedure to deploy the identity connector template file in a VMware environment. The virtual machine for the connector should meet these requirements:
Processors Intel-VT or AMD-V processor with hardware virtualization enabled; four cores recommended.
Memory (RAM) 8 GB recommended.
Storage 16 GB recommended.
Network

1 vNIC

1 GB/s recommended.

Static IP address or dynamic IP assigned from DHCP server.

DNS

How to

  1. To deploy the connector on a VMware vSphere Client using ESX or ESXi versions earlier than 6.5, see Deploy a VMware vSphere Client using ESX or ESXi versions earlier than 6.5.
  2. To deploy the connector on a VMware vSphere Client using ESX or ESXi version 6.5 or later, see Deploy a VMware vSphere Client using ESX or ESXi version 6.5 or later.
  3. In ETP, approve the identity connector:
    1. In the ETP navigation menu, select Configuration > Utilities. Click the Identity Connectors tab.
      Note: If you are trying the new Enterprise Center interface, in the navigation menu, select Clients & Connectors > Identity Connectors.
    2. Locate the connector that you are installing.
    3. Verify that the connector shows the private and public IP addresses assigned to it. This may take a few minutes.
    4. Click Need your approval to approve the connector. Wait for verification. You'll know this process is complete when a message appears indicating that the connector is running.
    5. Click Save.