VCSA 6.0 no more web UI through port 5480

After installing vCenter Server Appliance 6.0, I was trying to login to web UI through port 5480 ( and found out that the web UI is no more available. Earlier in VCSA 5.5, I had used it many times and found it very handy either to check if services are running or to re-configure IP […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 Login error

I created a user account and made it member of “Users” group for some test purpose but when i try to login to the server received the following error message: ‘You cannot log on because the logon method you are using is not allowed on this computer. Please contact your network administrator for more information’ […]

vCenter 6.0 Single Sign-On Users and Groups

If you delete the administrator user in the vsphere.local domain, you can no longer log in to vCenter Single Sign-On unless you have another user with same privileges. Otherwise a reinstall of vCenter Server and its components would be required. So, lets create a second admin user. Add vCenter Single Sign-On User: 1. Login to […]

Configuring vCenter 6 SSO Identity Sources

vCenter Single Sign-On (SSO) is an authentication broker and act as a security token exchange.  vCenter Single Sign-On performs the following steps to authenticate a user: 1.  A user logs in to vSphere Web Client with a user name and password to access the vCenter Server. 2.  vSphere Web Client sends an authentication request to […]