After the initial appliance configuration is complete, you can go to the appliance admin pages to install certificates, manage passwords, and monitor system information for the virtual appliance.

You can also update the database, FQDN, and syslog, and download log files.

Page Name

Setting Description

Database Connection

The database connection setting, either Internal or External, is enabled. You can change the database type. When you select External Database, you enter the external database URL, user name, and password. To set up an external database, see Connecting to the Database.

Install Certificate

On this page, you install a custom or self-signed certificate for VMware Identity Manager and, if VMware Identity Manager is configured with a load balancer, you can install the load balancer's root certificate. The location of the VMware Identity Manager root CA certificate is displayed on this page as well, on the Terminate SSL on a Load Balancer tab. See Using SSL Certificates.

Identity Manager FQDN

The VMware Identity Manager FQDN is displayed on this page. You can change it. VMware Identity Manager FQDN is the URL that users use to access the service.

Configure Syslog

On this page, you can enable an external syslog server. VMware Identity Manager logs are sent to this external server. See Enable the Syslog Server.

Change Password

On this page, you can change the VMware Identity Manager admin user password.

System Security

On this page, you can change the root password for the VMware Identity Manager appliance and the ssh user password used to log in remotely.

Log File Locations

A list of log files and their directory locations is displayed on this page. You can bundle the log files into a tar zip file and download it. See Log File Information.

You can also modify the connector URL. See Modifying the Connector URL.