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Should I remove vCenter Single Sign-On?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.5.0.1025 40.00%
5.5.0.742 20.00%
5.5.0.670 20.00%
5.5.0.633 20.00%

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vCenter Single Sign-On

What is vCenter Single Sign-On?  (from VMware)

vCenter Single Sign-On is a new feature of vSphere 5.1 that is not just an authentication broker but also a security token exchange providing a more secure way of accessing your vSphere solutions. What that means is that when you previously logged into vCenter Server, you were authenticated with the provided username a...  Read more

Overview

vCenter Single Sign-On is a program developed by VMware. The most used version is 5.5.0.1025, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 61.23 MB (64,208,635 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 70% of users of vCenter Single Sign-On come from the United States, it is also popular in Kuwait and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Help link: www.vmware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I {08D9ADB5-D7F8-4E8D-9263-94E0BEF9A48C} REMOVE=ALL /qr
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 61.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by vCenter Single Sign-On

  • vdcrepadmin.exe - VMware Directory Replication Admin Tool
  • deployPkg.dll - VMware Virtual Image Editing Framework (VMware Deployment Package Library)
  • vdcsetupldu.exe - VMware Directory SetupLDU Tool
  • vlicheck64.dll - VMware License Infrastructure (VMware License Verification)
  • vmlicense.dll - VMware License Library
  • vdcbackup.exe - VMware Directory Backup Tool
  • libvmdirclient.dll - VMware Directory Client DLL
  • vdcadmintool.exe - VMware Directory Admin Tool
  • vdccleanup.exe - VMware Directory Promo Tool (VMware Directory Cleanup Tool)
  • vdcmerge.exe - VMware Directory Merge Tool
  • vdcpromo.exe
  • vdcsplit.exe - VMware Directory Split Tool
  • vmdird.exe - VMware Directory Service
  • libvmkdcclient.dll - VMware KDC Client DLL
  • vmkdc_admin.exe - VMware KDC Admin Tool
  • jwinauth.dll - VMware VirtualCenter
  • pbmtypes.dll - VMware PBM API Types Library
  • smstypes.dll - VMware SMS API Types Library
  • types.dll - VMware VI API Types Library
  • vmacore.dll - Application Framework
  • vmkdcd.exe - VMWare KDC Service (VMware KDC Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • vmdird.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Directory Service' (VMwareDirectoryService) "VMware Directory Service".
  • vmkdcd.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Kdc Service' (VMwareKdcService) "VMware Kdc Service".

How do I remove vCenter Single Sign-On?

Quickly and completely remove vCenter Single Sign-On from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall vCenter Single Sign-On from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program vCenter Single Sign-On, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove vCenter Single Sign-On.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 20%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 40.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 40.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 Da... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Kuwait 10.00%
  Spain 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 80.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 60.00%
INTEL DP43TF 20.00%
HP ProLiant DL360 G5 20.00%

About VMware

VMware provides virtualization platform products that include a player that enables users to run virtual machines on their desktops as well as Workstation for software developers and IT professionals, Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server, Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.
Publisher URL: www.vmware.com

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