Getting Started with TestDrive

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TestDrive provides VMware customers, partners, employees, VMUG Advantage members, and vExperts the opportunity to explore VMware products including all Workspace ONE products, Horizon, vSAN, Pivotal Container Service, and SD-WAN. Our environments are fully configured, enterprise grade, and integrated allowing you to use and experience the products as a customer would in their own deployment.

Registering for VMware TestDrive

VMware TestDrive is open to the below user types, each having its own signup process.  Choose your user type below for signup instructions.

VMware Partner

Do not register for TestDrive with a Partner Connect ID containing ".vmw".

Members of an active VMware partner organization are permitted to sign up for TestDrive.

1. Go to TestDrive Sign Up, and enter your company email address and country.

After you click enter, TestDrive will perform an automatic partner status lookup.

2. Fill out and submit the brief registration form.

If you are not prompted to fill out the registration form, most likely the country name provided doesn't match the partner record. If so, try using the main office location.

3. Confirm your account using the account confirmation email sent from TestDrive.

If you want to become a VMware partner, click here to begin partner enrollment.

VMware Customer

Customers and Prospects can register for TestDrive after being invited by either their VMware sales or VMware partner representative. 

Click here for the TestDrive invite guide.

VMUG Advantage Member or vExpert

Click here to begin your TestDrive signup. Use your registered VMUG Advantage or vExpert email address.

Active accounts in either program will be recognized and you'll be able to proceed through the sign-up form. After completing the registration form you'll be sent a verification email and be able to set your password.

VMware Employee

VMware TestDrive is open to all VMware employees. 

Go to portal.vmtestdrive.com and sign up using your vmware.com email addressBe sure to fully complete the account registration process using the confirmation email.

Not Receiving TestDrive Email?

First, read this.

If you're certain your organization is not filtering TestDrive email, then contact TestDrive support.

What's Next?

Once you have a TestDrive account, be sure to review articles in TestDrive Fundamentals.

TestDrive Support

VMware TestDrive is an automated and self-service platform. Reach out to your pre-sales resource for guidance with the experiences within TestDrive. If you need help with your TestDrive account, contact VMware Discovery support.

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