0 Replies Latest reply on May 3, 2011 10:57 PM by hgaidhani

    vCenter Orchestrator Plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory now released


      We  are extremely pleased to announce the General Availability of the  VMware vCenter Orchestrator Plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory!  

      The  VMware vCenter Orchestrator plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory  allows organizations to automate the management of directory services  tasks, particularly as they pertain to cloud provisioning use cases. For  instance, the plug-in enables the automatic provisioning of vCloud  Director organizations based on data retrieved from Active Directory.  The plug-in also includes many administrative actions around computers,  organizations, user groups and users, such as resetting passwords or  adding users to a user group.



      What versions of Active Directory are supported?

      • 2003
      • 2008


      What versions of vCenter Orchestrator are supported?

      The plug-in runs on VMware vCenter Orchestrator 4.1.x.


      How many workflows and actions are there?

      • Total number of Actions = 14
      • Total number of Workflows = 32


      What can the users do with the Active Directory Plug-in 1.0.0?

      • Browse Users, Computers, Groups and Organizational Units in an Active Directory multi-domain forest
      • Run pre-defined workflows like creation of Users, changing user Passwords and a lot more.
      • Create new custom actions and workflows that serve better to their scenarios.


      Where can I find more details about the Active Directory Plug-in 1.0.0?

      Below are some resources to help you better understand the value and scope of the Microsoft Active Directory plug-in: