SSH Credentials Overview

Manage SSH Credentials at the cluster, datacenter, or node level.

Lifecycle Manager logs in to machines with the specified credentials during install, configure, and import jobs. Specify an SSH credential at the cluster, datacenter, or node level. An SSH credential applied at the cluster level is used to log into all machines associated with the cluster. Applying a credential at the datacenter level overrides any cluster-level credentials and applies to all nodes associated with the datacenter. A credential applied at the node level has the highest possible precedence. Define unique SSH credentials as needed for your cluster topologies.
Note: The data (cluster topology models, configuration profiles, credentials, repositories, job history, and so forth) for Lifecycle Manager is stored in the lcm.db database. Your organization is responsible for backing up the lcm.db database. You must also configure failover to mirror the lcm.db.

If there are any SSH connection issues when running a job, increase the SSH connection settings for Lifecycle Manager.