Credentials Library - Repository for Scan Credentials
About Credentials Library
Credentials Library houses various scan credentials technicians use for monitoring/scanning assets like workstations, servers, printers etc. Apart from serving as a repository for storing scan credentials, this library allows technicians to configure (as well as edit) new scan credentials as and when required. All scan credentials associated with ServiceDesk Plus will be stored in this library.
Supported Credential Types and Protocols
|Windows Scan Credentials
||Scanning Windows Workstations/Servers
|Unix Scan Credentials
||Scanning Unix Workstations/Servers
|Device Scan Credentials
||Scanning devices like printer,router etc.
|VMware Device Specific Scan Credentials
||Scanning VMware devices
|Remote Access Credentials
||Establishing remote connection with workstations
Configuring Scan Credentials - using Credentials Library
To configure Scan Credentials:
Login to ServiceDesk Plus using your credentials
Select Admin tab --> Discovery block --> Credentials Library
Click on Add New Credential link (available at the top-right corner)
New Credential Pop-Up Opens up as shown below:
Select Credential Type (Windows WMI, Telnet/SSH Protocol, SNMP V1/V2, VMWare (OR) Remote Control)
Provide a suitable Name and Description
Enter the Username and Password
- In case of Telnet/SSH credentials specify the following:
Protocol - Telnet/SSH
- Port Number - 22 by default
- Public or Private Key based authentication
In case of SNMP V1/V2 credentials specify the following:
In case of VMWare credentials specify the following:
In case of Remote Control Credentials specify the following:
Save the Credentials.
- Remote Control Credentials need to be specified while establishing Remote Control with client machines.
- Credentials configured using Credentials Library will be available for use under: Network Scan and Workstation Scan as well.
Configuring Scan Credentials: from Network Scan (or) Windows/Device Scan
Scan Credentials being configured from Network Scan (on left) and Workstation Scan (on right) pages