Custom generated SSH key pairs (DSA or RSA) can be used for individual user accounts, with the public key being uploaded to Oracle ILOM. This is beneficial when using scripts that execute without manual intervention and do not include embedded clear text passwords. Users can write scripts that automatically or regularly execute service processor commands over a network-based SSH connection from a remote system.
To upload and append an Oracle ILOM account with a generated public SSH key, see the following web-based instructions.
Before You Begin
Generate the private and public SSH keys using an SSH connectivity tool, like ssh-keygen, and then store the generated SSH key files on a remote SSH system.
The User Management (u) role is required to configure user account properties for other users. Any user can modify their user account password.
The User Management (u) role is required to append SSH public keys to other user accounts.
The Read Only (o) role is required to append an SSH public key to your own user account.
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