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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory 2.0 Release Notes

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory 2.0 | 12 March 2015 | Build 2543027

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.1 | 12 March 2015 | Build 2510740

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 5.5.2 | 09 September 2014 | Build 1951762

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What's in the Release Notes

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Introduction to the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory

The VMware vRealize Orchestrator plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory allows organizations to automate the management of directory services tasks, particularly as they pertain to cloud provisioning use cases. For instance, the plug-in enables the automatic provisioning of vCloud Director organizations based on data retrieved from Active Directory. The plug-in also includes many administrative actions related to computers, organizations, user groups, and users, such as resetting passwords or adding users to a user group. The drag-and-drop workflow designer of vRealize Orchestrator allows you to easily assemble these actions into higher-level workflows to automate repetitive Active Directory administrative tasks.

The plug-in is compatible with Microsoft Active Directory 2003, 2008, and 2012. For instructions about installing and configuring the plug-in, see Using the vCenter Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory 1.0.x.

For information about vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Orchestrator plug-ins, see:

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What's New in VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory 2.0

The vRealize Orchestrator plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory 2.0 introduces support for multiple Active Directory hosts and support for vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.1.

To upgrade the plug-in, you must install version 2.0 on top of your existing installation. You can download version 2.0 from the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory download page.

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Earlier Releases of the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory

Features and issues from earlier releases of the Active Directory plug-in are described in the release notes for each release. To review release notes for earlier releases of the Active Directory plug-in, click one of the following links:

Known Issues

The following issues are known limitations in the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory 2.0 release:

  • Subdomains require the same port as the root domain

    If you try to connect to a subdomain, you must use the root domain port number, which is specified in the Orchestrator configuration interface.

    Note: Subdomains must use the same type of connection as the root domain.

  • Orchestrator cannot reconnect to domains

    If a domain is unavailable or there is no network connectivity when you start the Orchestrator client, the domain is not listed in the Inventory view and you cannot run workflows on the domain.

    Workaround: Restart the Orchestrator client when network connectivity to the domain is restored.

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