Clocks on the Identity Appliance server, vCloud Automation Center server, and Windows servers must be synchronized to ensure a successful installation.

If you see certificate warnings during this process, continue past them to finish the installation.


Navigate to the vCloud Automation Center Appliance management console by using its fully qualified domain name,


Log in with the user name root and the password you specified when the appliance was deployed.


Select Admin > Time Settings.


Select an option from the Time Sync Mode menu.



Network Time Protocol

Select Use Time Server from the Time Sync Mode menu. For each time server that you are using, type the IP address or the host name in the Time Server text box.

VMware Tools

Select Use Host Time from the Time Sync Mode menu. You must configure the connections to Network Time Protocol servers before you can use VMware Tools.


Click Save Settings.


Verify that the value in Current Time is correct.

You can change the time zone as required from the Time Zone Setting page on the System tab.