As the name of the tab suggests, we are going to add another "Identity Source":
Now I return to vCenter where I enter the following information. You would enter values appropriate for your organization:
- I select the option "Active Directory as an LDAP Server". You could consider Integrated Windows Authentication also.
- Some settings are optional (those left blank).
- I created an Active Directory service account named "vcenter" that vCenter will use to access Active Directory and in particular, perform LDAP queries.
I then click on "Test Connection". If everything is properly configured, we should see this:
Optionally, we can make myvmlab.lan (adjust accordingly for your domain) the default identity source (or default domain):