Adding OCI Hypervisor Credentials to Credential Manager

To centrally manage and share your OCI hypervisor credentials, add your OCI hypervisor credentials to Credential Vault.

For more information about Credential Vault, see Store Account Information with Credential Manager.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Security.

    The Security page appears.

  2. Click the Credential vault tile.

    The Manage credentials page appears.

  3. Click Add.

    The Add credential dialog box appears.

  4. Specify the following:

    • For Account type, select Cloud Account.

    • For Vendor type, select Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

    • In Credential name, enter a descriptive name for the credential.

    • In Tenant OCID, enter the OCID for the tenant.

    • In User OCID, enter the OCID for the user for the hypervisor.

    • In Fingerprint, enter the fingerprint.

    • In the Private Key File box, upload the private key file.

    • In Private Key Password, enter a unique password.

    • In Description, enter a description of the credential.

  5. Under Security, specify the following:

    • For Owner, select the user or the group that you want to own the credential.

    • For User/Group, select the user or the group that the credential applies to.

  6. Click Submit.