These authentication objects serve as logins for http or https connections.

Figure 16-12  General (HTTP/HTTPS) Page

Here are the fields:

General Parameters

ID -- A unique identifier for this authentication object.

Use for EMS-- Checking this lets this application--the entire element management system (EMS)--use this authentication. Otherwise, authentications are only available to individual users who have permissions to use them.

If none of the associated credentials are marked Use for EMS then the software chooses the set of authentications to which the current user has access. Administrators typically use this capability to control access to cut-thru session capabilities (read vs. read-write) when a command line interface is present to the managed device.


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Select HTTP/HTTPS Parameters

UserID -- The login ID.

Password -- The password for the User ID this object uses.

Confirm Password -- Confirm the password.

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