PIM Endpoint Management command console host to endpoint

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Article ID: 105821

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Products

CA Virtual Privilege Manager CA Privileged Identity Management Endpoint (PIM) CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

User is logging into the Enterprise Management's (ENTM) endpoint using Endpoint Management (ACEM), going to Command Console and then executing the command:

host <HOST>

Subsequent commands are then executed on the ENTM's endpoint, not the endpoint he has just hosted to.

Environment

Release:
Component: SEOSPP

Resolution

This is working as designed. 

Each command you execute is self-contained In other words you will return to the host you are logged in as. So you cannot host <HOST> and then execute another command on <HOST>. 

With scripts, you can host to another server and command following this will be executed on that host. 

The idea behind the ENTM/ACEM is that you go to (either directly, or via the "manage" link in Hosts with the World View section of the ENTM): 

http(s)://SERVER:PORT/acem/home.jsf 

...and log into the host you need to manage. 

There is no need to login to the ENTM's endpoint and then host <HOST> from there.