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Module to manage vCenter SSO Admin functionality (SSO Users, Password, Lockout Policy, Identity Source, etc)

Today, vCenter SSO operations can not be Automated through PowerCLI, it would be very useful to expose a module that would provide such capabilities. Below are several articles outline use cases that rely on a CLI that resides on the vCenter Server and ideally, this functionality can be remotely called via an API that PowerCLI can consume

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/05/vcenter-server-6-0-tidbits-part-9-creating-managing-sso-users-using-dir-cli.html

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/06/vcenter-server-6-0-tidbits-part-10-automating-sso-admin-configurations.html

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2015/06/vcenter-server-6-0-tidbits-part-11-automate-sso-admin-password-change.html

  • William Lam
  • Sep 7 2017
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  • Steve Kaplan commented
    September 07, 2017 23:48

    This is actually a big deal, as for things like the vSphere STIG... DISA has a lot of SSO-centric things that can't be automated today... I broke it down on my github repo for doing STIG things: https://github.com/stvkpln/vsphere-stig-powercli

  • Morgan Svensson commented
    September 08, 2017 07:41

    This would be really useful. I'm in the process of automating a vSphere installation with PowerCLI and this is the one big piece missing...

  • Jason Hong-Turney commented
    01 Jul 06:06

    If I could upvote this 1,000 times, I would.  I could hack this in 6.5 by pulling over a couple of .sh files from a 6.0 install, but it's just not possible so far as I can tell in 6.7.  So much for being able to automate an entire deploy.