Creating a Credential Entity


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You can create a credential entity to store, share, and update account credentials for shared resources in your environment. You can create credential entities for Windows accounts, Linux accounts, storage array accounts, and cloud accounts.


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

    The Security page appears.

  2. Click the Credential manager tile.

    The Credential manager page appears.

  3. From the upper-right corner of the page, click Add.

    The Add credential dialog box appears.

  4. From the Account Type list, select the type of account that you want to create the credential entity for.

    • Windows Account

    • Linux Account

    • Storage Array Account

    • Cloud Account

  5. Enter the credentials.

    For information about the credentials for each account type, see Access Information by Account Type for Disk Storage.

  6. Under Security, select the following:

    • Owner: Select the user or user group that you want to designate as the owner of the credential entity.

      By default, the master user group is the owner of credential entities.

    • User Group: Select the users or user groups that you want to give permission to use the credential entity.

  7. Click Save.