Telnet / SSH credentials

Some devices like Linux and Solaris servers require Telnet / SSH authentication for login, monitoring and management.Telnet / SSH credentials are used for establish a commandline mode of connection to monitor Linux and Solaris servers

How to add Telnet/SSH credential to OpManager:

To add Telnet credential, follow the below steps :

  • Go to Settings -> Discovery -> Credentials.
  • Click on Add Credentail
  • Select Telnet/SSH
  • Provide a name for your Telnet credential
  • Select the protocol as Telnet and provide the username and password.
  • The default port used for Telnet is 23. You can change it if required. However, ensure that the port being specified is not blocked by your firewall
  • Ensure you configure the correct login prompt, command prompt, and password prompt besides the user name, password, port number and timeout (in seconds) to access the device.
  • Click on Save

 

To add SSH credential, follow the below steps :

  • Go to Settings -> Discovery -> Credentials.
  • Click on Add Credentail
  • Select Telnet/SSH
  • Provide a name for your SSH credential
  • Select the protocol as SSH.
  • If you have a SSH key, click on SSH Key Authentication checkbox
  • Provide the username and upload the SSH key using Browse button.
  • If you do not have a SSH key, uncheck the SSH Key Authentication checkbox.
  • Configure the user name and password
  • The default port used for Telnet is 22. You can change it if required. However, ensure that the port being specified is not blocked by your firewall
  • The default timeout duration is 10 seconds. Though this is the recommended value, you can change it if required
  • Ensure you configure the correct login prompt, command prompt, and password prompt besides the user name, password, port number and timeout (in seconds) to access the device. 
  • Click on Save

 

 

 

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