Validate that the vCenter Server Appliance has network configuration and connectivity for binding to an Active Directory doman.

1

Log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Web console as root.

2

Select the Network tab, then select the Address sub-tab.

3

Validate that one or more of the correct DNS servers are listed in the network configuration.

4

Validate that the network configuration has a hostname defined that is neither linux or localhost.