You log in to the Application Services Web interface with SSO credentials for the registered tenant and with an Application Servicesuser role assigned.

Whether you can perform a particular task after you log in depends on the roles assigned to the user account. The objects you can see depend on the business group associated with the user, and whether the objects are also associated with that business group. You can log in with any Application Services user role. See Setting Up Users and Groups.

Verify that the Application Services appliance has a registered vCloud Automation Center instance and tenant.

Verify that your SSO credentials include access to the registered tenant and have at least one Application Services user role assigned.

Verify that you have the URL for the Application Services Web interface. This Web URL appears in the console of the virtual machine that hosts Application Services when installation is finished. For the URL and instructions on starting Application Services, see Start the Application Services Appliance.

Verify that you have a supported version of a Web browser installed on your computer. See Application Services System Requirements.


Open a Web browser and enter the Application Services URL for a registered tenant.

You can access a registered tenant by changing the tenent ID at the end of the URL. If you do not specify a tenant ID, Application Services opens the default tenant vsphere.local.

For example, you can access the registered tenant dev with the URL


Enter the credentials of a user account with the necessary roles assigned to it.

You can access the product areas that are assigned to your role. For example, if your user account has the application architect role assigned to it, when you log in to the Application Services Web interface, the Applications page opens. If a product area is not assigned to your role then the user interface is visible but disabled.

Familiarize yourself with the Application Services features. See Using the Application Services Web Interface.