Goverlan will always use the logged in users credentials where the console is running by default. However Goverlan Credential Manager can help you set up alternate user names and passwords for different aspects of your network. If you would like to learn more about how authentication works with Goverlan, see Understanding Goverlan Security.
You can find the Credential Manager in a few different locations in Goverlan.
Goverlan will automatically detect if you are not authorized to perform an action and give you the oportunity to supply the proper credentials.
You can add a wide variety of credentials to the Credential Manager. You can also define which credentials are applied based on specific criteria.
Credentials Scopes tell Goverlan when to apply a credential. The following Scopes are supported:
Note: If a Domain scope is selected you will be given the following choices.
Supply the credentials that will correspond to the scope. "." credentials are supported for the remote systems local authentication.
The credential type can also be specificed here. The following credential types are supported:
Note: Domain scopes will always use the Windows Authentication type
The credentials will now be saved in the Credential Manager. Any action take against an Active Directory object or Computer will use the credentials specified in the CM.
From here you can simply CTRL or SHIFT click a group of credentials and right-click to reveal the Change Credentials context menu, which will then allow you to modify the set credentials for the selected machines.
Searching through credentials can be ahcieved via the << search >> box in the upper right hand corner of the Credential Manager. Simply enter anything that can pertain to any Credential Manager object, machine name, username, IP address etc and the Credential Manger will automatically filter the credentials list based on your search.