Updating device authentication details

For each device that is added to the database and set to its proper device class, Zenoss Core might require additional or different authentication information before it can gather device information and monitor the device.

For example, before the system can monitor a device in the /Server/Windows class, you must supply your Windows user name and password.

Similarly, for a device in the /Server/SSH/Linux class, you must supply your SSH user name and password. Set these values in for the device with the zCommandUsername and zCommandPassword configuration properties.

  1. In the devices list, click a device name. The device summary page appears.
  2. In the left panel, choose Configuration Properties.
  3. Double-click the zWinRMUser configuration property. The Edit Config Property dialog box appears.
  4. In the Value field, enter your Windows user name, and then click Submit.
  5. Double-click the zWinRMPassword configuration property. Enter your Windows password, and then click Submit.
  6. After making changes, to ensure that the authentication changes are valid, remodel the device.