Deleting a Credential for a Hypervisor

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To delete a credential for a hypervisor, you must first select a different credential at both the hypervisor level and the server level. Then you can delete the credential entity from the credential vault.

If you change the credential for a hypervisor, and then try to delete the credential from the credential vault, an error message appears because the credential is still associated with the hypervisor at the server level.

Change the Credential at the Hypervisor Level

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.

    The Virtual machines page appears.

  2. On the Hypervisors tab, click the hypervisor.

    The hypervisor page appears.

  3. On the Overview tab, in the upper-right corner of the General section, click the edit button .

    The Edit hypervisor details page appears.

  4. For Credential, select a different credential.

  5. Click Save.

Change the Credential at the Server Level

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

    The Servers page appears.

  2. To display hypervisor servers, from the Type list, select All.

  3. Click the hypervisor server.

    The server page appears.

  4. On the Overview tab, in the General section, for Cloud credential, click Edit.

    The Edit credential dialog box appears.

  5. For Credential, select a different credential.

  6. Click Save.

Delete the Credential

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

    The Security page appears.

  2. Click the Credential vault tile.

  3. In the row for the credential, click the action button , and then select Delete.