List services registered with SSO in vSphere 6

By | 04/12/2017

Method of listing services registered to SSO in vSphere 5.x and 6.x are very different. In vSphere 5.x list of registered services can be found by running command ssolscli.cmd.

In vSphere 6 a new python script “” was introduced for this purpose and which can be found in directory : /usr/lib/vmidentity/tools/scripts/

If you are using vCSA and vCenter is deployed with external PSC, then login to psc node via root user and run below command to see list of available option

You will see below output


Now in order to see list of services that are currently registered to your SSO, run below command:

You will see output similar to


For windows based vCenter installation, you have to use below command

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