Microsoft AD

With the SovLabs Microsoft Active Directory module for vRealize Automation, organizations can flexibly drive Windows server registration with Microsoft Active Directory. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is a crucial requirement in most Windows server deployments.


Microsoft Windows Active Directory Domain Controllers 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016
VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.x
VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) 7.x
EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (EHC) 4.x

Quick Start Process

  1. Define Microsoft endpoint
  2. Define Active Directory configuration
  3. Apply to existing blueprint and provision!


  1. Define domain controller server(s) and whether or not proxy servers will be used
  2. Install AD Webservices on all the domain controllers that will be used
    • Please note that for newer AD hosts (2012 and above) have AD WebServices pre-installed
  3. Ensure NTP is set up correctly