Getting Started with TestDrive

TestDrive provides VMware customers, partners, employees, VMUG Advantage members, and vExperts the opportunity to explore VMware's full suite of 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.

Who Can Access TestDrive?

TestDrive is open to the following users:

  • VMware Employees
  • Customers and Prospects
  • VMware Partners
  • VMUG Advantage Members
  • vExperts

How Do I Sign Up?

The signup process differs based on the type of user you are. Choose your user type below for instructions to sign up.

VMware Employee Registration

All VMware employees have access to TestDrive.  Just go to and sign up using your email address.  After you sign up, you'll receive either a confirmation email and a password set link.

Customer & Prospect Registration
Customers and Prospects gain access to TestDrive by being invited by their VMware sales representative or partner. Reach out to your rep to be invited.

VMware Partner Registration

DO NOT register for TestDrive with your Partner Connect ".vmw" username.

Go to > click Sign Up > and enter your company email address and country. If you're a member of an active partner organization, you'll be prompted to complete your TestDrive profile for access. 

If you are VTSP, select "yes," and you'll be asked to fill out a sign up form.  After verification of your VTSP status, we'll send a password reset link. If you select "other" you'll be taken to a page which includes instructions for how to register for this free accreditation. Once you have completed VTSP you can return and sign up later.

VMUG Advantage Members & vExperts

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

If your account is active in either program, it will be recognized and you can proceed through the sign-up form.  After completing the registration form you'll be emailed a password set link.  


Are you not receiving TestDrive email?  

Please read this.   

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

Now I Have Access, Whats Next?

Congratulations! Next, check out the below resources to help familiarize yourself with TestDrive:

  • For All Users:
    • TestDrive Portal Walkthrough - How to use the TestDrive portal as an end user. Topics covered include resetting your password, navigating the portal, videos, additional resources.
  • For Partners and VMware Employees:
  • For VMware Employees:
    • Partners no longer need to be nominated. When a partner user signs up—as long as they are an active partner—they will be permitted to complete the sign up process. 

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