You must synchronize the clocks on the Identity Appliance server, the vRealize Automation server, and Windows servers to ensure a successful installation.

If you see certificate warnings during this procedure, continue past them.


Navigate to the Identity Appliance management console by using its fully qualified domain name,


Log in by using the user name root and the password you specified when you deployed the Identity Appliance.


Select Admin > Time Settings.


Select an option from the Time Sync Mode menu.



Use Time Server

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

Use Host Time

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


Click Save Settings.


Click Refresh.


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.