Logging into the VMP Administrator

To use the VMP Administrator, you must first log into it.

  1. Open the VMP Administrator.
  2. Select Start > All Programs > VMP > VMP Administrator.

    The VMP Login dialog appears. The appearance of this dialog depends on the login options that have been configured. By default, the dialog asks you to type your VMP login name and password:

    If the Allow any Active Directory user to login configuration option has been set to true, radio buttons enable you to specify whether to use Active Directory or VMP credentials to log in:

    If the Allow current logged domain user to login option has been set to true, a checkbox appears that enables you to use Windows authentication to log in:

    If both of the above options have been set to true, both options are available on the login screen:

    See Configuring VMP for Active Directory for more information on configuring the VMP Server for use with Active Directory, and see VMP Administrator Configuration Options for more information on the options shown here.

  3. If the Credentials type radio buttons are available, select one of the following:
    Credentials Type Description
    Active Directory Select this option to log in using your Active Directory credentials.
    VMP system

    Select this option to log in using your VMP system credentials if you have been authorized to do so.

    See Adding Users Manually for details on setting the Enable PC Admin Console Access option to authorize user access to the VMP Administrator.

  4. Alternatively, if the Use Windows authentication checkbox is available, select it to use your Windows authentication credentials to log into the VMP Server.
  5. If you are not using Windows authentication, type the Login and Password, and click OK.

If you are the system administrator and are logging into the VMP Administrator for the first time:

Note: To exit the VMP Administrator, select Exit from the File menu.