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Hypervisor Access Points and Credentials

Different hypervisors support different methods for identifying an access point for operations, and provide different options for authentication.

Hypervisor Access and Authentication

Amazon

Select one of the following options:

  • IAM role: If you select this option, select a proxy instance that has an IAM role associated with it in the AWS Console.

    Note: If IAM Role authentication is selected for the Amazon client, but a proxy that is not associated with the IAM role is used for a backup or restore, the operation fails.

    The IAM role must have appropriate permissions, which can be any of the following:

  • Access and secret key: If you select this option, provide the following information:
    • Access key: Type the Access Key ID that is associated with your Amazon EC2 account.
    • Secret key: Type the Secret Access Key that is associated with your Amazon EC2 account.

Azure Classic or Azure Resource Manager

Subscription ID: Enter the subscription ID for your Azure account.

Azure Classic

Thumbprint: Enter the thumbprint for the Azure management certificate.

Azure Resource Manager

Tenant ID: Enter the tenant ID associated with the Azure account.

Application ID: Enter the application ID associated with the tenant.

Application password: Enter the password for the application.

Google Cloud Platform

Client Name: Enter a descriptive name for the Google Cloud service account.

Service Account ID: Enter the service account ID.

Project ID: Enter the project ID.

P12 key filename: Enter the file name for the P12 private key.

Private Keys password: Enter the password for the private key.

Hyper-V

Hostname / IP address: Provide a fully qualified hostname or IP address for the hypervisor.

Username and Password: Enter the user credentials to provide administrative access to the hypervisor.

Nutanix AHV

Hostname / IP address: Provide a fully qualified hostname or IP address for the hypervisor.

Username and Password: Enter the user credentials to provide administrative access to the hypervisor.

OpenStack

Keystone Address: Enter the fully qualified host name or IP address for the keystone node.

Oracle Cloud Classic

End point: Enter the URL for the endpoint that is used to access Oracle Cloud Classic.

Oracle VM

Oracle VM Manager: Enter the fully qualified host name or IP address for the Oracle VM Manager.

Username: Enter the user name required to access Oracle VM Manager.

Password: Enter the password for the user account.

VMware

Hostname / IP address: Provide a fully qualified hostname or IP address for the hypervisor.

Username and Password: Enter the user credentials to provide administrative access to the hypervisor.

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Last modified: 3/22/2019 7:20:31 PM