Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Managing Auto Deployment Credentials

The Manage Auto Deployment Credentials task enables you to configure and assign execution credentials for target devices that have been set up for auto deployment.

To manage auto deployment credentials:

  1. Click Deployment. The Deployment Portal is displayed.
  2. In the Common Tasks pane, click Manage Auto Deployment Credentials. The Manage Auto Deployment Credentials window is displayed.
  3. If you want to add new credentials that you want to assign to a target device, click Add New Credentials.
    • NOTE: For server configuration deployment — provide the iDRAC Administrator credentials; For chassis configuration deployment — provide the CMC Administrator credentials.
    1. In the Add Credentials window, type the description, user name, and password.
    2. If you want to set the credentials as the default credentials for all target devices, select Default, and then click Finish. The credentials that you added are displayed in the Credentials section.
  4. If you want to update an existing credential, click the update icon.
    1. In the Add Credentials window, edit the description, user name, and password as required.
    2. If you want to set the credentials as the default credentials for all new target devices, select Default, and then click Finish.
  5. If you want to delete an existing credential, click the delete icon, and then click Ok in the Confirmation Required dialog box. The credentials that you deleted are removed from the Credentials section.
  6. If you want to assign credentials to a target device, in the Devices section, select the appropriate credentials under Execution Credentials.
  7. Click Finish.

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