WCC 11.3.5 Credentials explained - part 2

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DIRECTORY EMBEDDED ENTITLEMENTS MGR CA IT Asset Manager CA Software Asset Manager (CA SAM) ASSET PORTFOLIO MGMT- SERVER CA Service Management - Service Desk Manager CA Workload Automation AE - Business Agents (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation Agent CA Process Automation Base

Issue/Introduction

You can configure the following types of credentials in the Credential application, depending on your user rights:

User credentials
Valid for a specific server and only the user who configures these user credentials.

Global credentials
Valid for a specific server and all users; set by administrators.

Default credentials
Valid for all servers and only for the user who configures these user credentials.

Note: If your administrator has not enabled Persist Default User in the Configuration preferences section of Configuration, the default credentials are not saved between sessions.
Note: If no credentials have been configured, your CA WCC user name and password are used for authentication with all CA Workload Automation AE servers.
Note: CA EEM ServerAccess policy determines which CA Workload Automation AE servers are visible in CA WCC.

If you have configured more than one credential type for a server, the credentials with the highest priority are used. The credential type priority is as follows:

User credentials (if set active)
Global credentials
Default credentials
CA WCC user name and password

Environment

Release: ATSYHA99000-11.3.6-Workload Automation AE-High Availability Option
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