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Cloud Management credentials

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Cloud Management credentials

The Cloud Management credential type manages access to a cloud-based application. This credential type is available for Orchestration.

These fields are available in the Credentials form for cloud management.
Table 1. Cloud Management credentials form fields
Field Input value
Name Enter a unique and descriptive name for this credential. For example, you might call it Cloud Atlanta.
Active Enable or disable these credentials for use.
Type Specify AWS.
User name Enter the CIM user name to create in the Credentials table. Avoid leading or trailing spaces in user names. A warning appears if the platform detects leading or trailing spaces in the user name.
Password Enter the CIM password.
SSH Passphrase Enter a memorable phrase for key generation. For example, you might enter Friday is a good day.
SSH private key Enter the SSH private key.
Authentication protocol Select the MD5or SHA authentication protocol that was used to generate the Authentication Key.
Authentication Key Enter a SSH-generated authentication key.
Privacy protocol Enter one of the following privacy protocols that describes encryption for the Privacy Key:
  • 3DES for Triple Data Encryption Standard (DES)
  • AES128 for Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with 128 bit encryption
  • AES192 for AES with 192 bit encryption
  • AES256 for AES with 256 bit encryption
  • DES for legacy DES encryption
Enter an additional privacy key.
Tag Allow workflow creators to assign individual credentials to any activity in an Orchestration workflow or assign different credentials to each occurrence of the same activity type in an Orchestration workflow.
External credential store Select this check box to use an external credential storage system. When you select this option the User name and Password fields are replaced with the Credential ID field. Currently, the only supported external storage system is CyberArk.
Applies to

Select whether to apply these credentials to All MID servers in your network, or to one or more Specific MID servers. Specify the MID Servers that should use these credentials in the MID servers field.

Classification Enter the Application Classification for CI discovery.

Enter the order (sequence) in which the platform tries this credential as it attempts to log on to devices. The smaller the number, the higher in the list this credential appears. Establish credential order when using large numbers of credentials or when security locks out users after three failed login attempts. If all the credentials have the same order number (or none), the instance tries the credentials in a random order.