Eric Monjoin
Staff Consulting Architect but also pilot, spending time in front of my computer or flying in the air...

Category: vSphere

vCenter 7 – Depreciation of IWA…

Every Friday we have an informal meeting with peoples from VMware PS: Architect, Sr Consultant and Consultant but also TAM and Project manager as well and today we spoke about the depreciation of IWA with vCenter 7 and so the necessity to move to AD FS for upcoming release :

Deprecation of Integrated Windows Authentication

Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) is deprecated in vSphere 7.0 and will be removed in a future release. For more information, see VMware Knowledge Base article 78506

So we started to have look about how to move from IWA to AD FS and for this I deployed a brand new vCenter 7 on my own labs as many questions arise : How other applications will deal with this change (I mainly thought to Horizon and App Volumes Manager) but also could we still connect using the local vsphere.local domain. Spoiler : Yes it works for both (external apps and using local account)

Now let see how to configure this 🙂

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