Switching from ACC to VMware IDM Connector Made Easy!

May 26, 2017
Vikas Jain


Vikas Jain is a product management director at VMware, responsible for VMware Identity Manager. He's an identity geek and works with an awesome engineering team to build and deliver innovative solutions for complex problems.

Share This Post On

If you have been integrating VMware IDM with Active Directory using AirWatch Cloud Connector (ACC), and need to switch to IDM connector to take advantage of various features such as MFA integration, Horizon & Citrix desktops/apps integration and others, then we have made it easier to switch without having to reconfigure application entitlements.

If you have been holding off from deploying the IDM connector because you don’t have vSphere license to deploy the virtual appliance, then there’s good news. IDM connector is now available on the Windows platform and integrated with the ACC installer. Read this blog post for details.

Using ACC  Switch to Using IDM connector

Read detailed description below on how to make this switch by Vishal Gupta, Product Manager who drove this feature.

How to switch?

We believe switching should as easy as flipping a switch!

And that is why we have introduced an easy step-by-step few click process to switch from ACC to IDM connector.  New “Convert” feature will eliminate significant downtime.

Watch this video for step-by-step how-to instructions.

After the conversion is complete ensure to disable the sync settings from AirWatch console.

468 ad