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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By : Sangram Rath
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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By: Sangram Rath

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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms
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Authenticating infrastructure provider hosts

After adding an infrastructure provider, we must authenticate to all its physical hosts (or hypervisors) to be able to use CloudForms' capabilities on them. This applies only to infrastructure providers such as VMware, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and Microsoft SCVMM.

To perform this step, select Provider (from the Infrastructure Providers summary screen), then click on Hosts in the Relationships section, display all the hosts of that provider, select all the hosts you wish to authenticate (or click on Check All if you are authenticating on all hosts), click on the Configuration button, and select Edit Selected Hosts. In the dialog that appears, enter the infrastructure provider admin credentials and click on Save. Depending on the infrastructure provider, additional information or credentials may be required.

If the authentication is successful, the Authentication Status section on the Summary page of that provider will show Valid and also...