In case anyone finds this useful, I made a blog post describing how to role out the VMware Identity manager with Lifecycle Manager.
It contains a bunch of troubleshooting and 'cotcha' items.
Adding Active Directory Integration to #vRealize Lifecycle Manager 2.0 #vExpert #vRSLCM #vLCM – The Fluffy Admin
I also added a second blog post, specifically on some issues I had with the 'hostname' field of the vIDM appliance:
Some notes on the -hostname- field, when installing #vIDM with #vRSLCM – The Fluffy Admin