Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

Manage credentials in SAM

There are several places within SAM and the Orion Platform where you can track credentials for different features.

Managing credentials requires an Orion account with administrator rights.

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Use the Manage Credentials page to store:

You can also access AppOptics directly from the Manage Credentials page. To learn more, see Manage credentials for API pollers and AppOptics integrations in SAM.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Credentials, click Manage API Poller Credentials.

Use the Credentials Library to manage user names and passwords for SAM component monitors that need to run in the context of a user account, or require credentials to access data on target servers.

See Use the Credentials Library for SAM component monitor credentials.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click SAM Settings.
  3. Click Credentials Library.

Use the Certificate Credential Library to store user names, private keys, key types, and passwords for Linux and Unix script monitors.

SeeUse the Certificate Credentials Library to store SSH keys for Linux and Unix script monitors in SAM.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click SAM Settings.
  3. Click Certificate Credentials Library.

More information about credentials is available in the Orion Platform Administrator Guide, including: