[TIP] How to get Login User DN for vRealize Identity Source

Don’t you just love entering the cryptic Login User DN when you Add a new Identity Source in vRealize Identity Source (or any other SSO source from VMware)? Yeah- me neither.


Here’s a sample Screen in vRealize Automation:



While Setting up, found a quick way to look this just from the AD Search.

From the Search, click View -> Choose Columns, Add Distinguished Name column in the search results… and voila! DN in the Search  Results! No need to install AD-Explorer.


But what if I don’t have access to a Domain Controller?

Well – you can just add the MMC. From any Windows, Add Feature -> Remote Server Administration Tools and the Snap-in will be available to connect to the domain you choose!REMOTE

cool eh?

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