Configure external credential storage for Discovery and Orchestration Configure your instance to obtain credentials from a remote repository. Before you beginRole required: Admin About this task These procedures assume that you already have an external repository configured with the credentials you want to protect. The credential identifier configured in the ServiceNow instance must be mapped to the actual credential in the repository through the JAR file. To configure External Credential Storage, complete these tasks in order. Create a JAR file to resolve credentialsCreate a JAR file to resolve credential identifiers sent from the MID Server into actual credentials from the repository.Import a JAR file to resolve credentialsImport a JAR file created to resolve credential identifiers sent from the MID Server into actual credentials from the repository.Configure the credential identifierConfigure the credential identifier in the instance.Disable external credential storage after activationA system property installed with the External Credential Storage plugin allows this feature to be disabled after activation.