CLI Users

On this page, you can find an explanation of how to create and manage CLI Users in the Cloud Console.

Table of contents

  1. CLI Users page
  2. Create a CLI User
  3. Download RC File of the CLI User
  4. Edit a CLI User 
  5. Change the password of the CLI User 
  6. Delete a CLI User 

CLI Users page

To get to the CLI Users page on the Homepage you need to select the Security from the VIRTUAL DATACENTER block and click the CLI Users TAB:

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This action will redirect you to the CLI Users page where you can find all created CLI Users, Create buttonSearch bar and Actions icon which opens a list of available management actions for the selected CLI User:

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Actions icon opens the next list of available management actions with the selected CLI User:

  • Download RC File - by this option you can get the RC file of the selected CLI User;
  • Edit - by this option you can change the Name of the selected CLI User;
  • Change password - by this option you can change the password of the selected CLI User;
  • Delete - this option is for the CLI User deletion.

So, from this page you can:

  • review all created CLI Users;
  • create more CLI Users;
  • edit the Name of the CLI Users;
  • change the password of the CLI Users;
  • delete unnecessary CLI Users.

Create a CLI User

To create a new CLI User you need to do the following:

  • open the CLI Users page and click on the CREATE CLI USER icon in the upper left corner: cli3
  • on the next opened Create CLI User window specify:
    • Name: in this field you set a name for the CLI User, it can contain only latin letters (a-z, A-Z), digits (0-9), hyphen (-), underscore (_) and must be at most 220 characters long; 
    • Password: in this field you set the password for the CLI User, it must contain at least one Latin letter in upper case (A-Z), one Latin letter in lower case (a-z), digit (0-9) and special character ( !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[]^_`{|}~) and must be at least 8 characters long; 
    • Confirm password;

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After fields were specified, click on the CREATE icon and the newly created CLI User will be added to the CLI Users page:

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Download RC File of the CLI User

To download the RC File that pertains to the CLI User do the following:

  • to identify this desired CLI User on the CLI Users page;
  • click on the Actions icon  ssh9  and select the Download RC File in the list of available options;

After these steps, the RC file of the selected CLI User will be downloaded.

Edit a CLI User 

To edit a CLI User you need to do the following:

  • identify CLI User you want to edit on the CLI Users page;
  • click on the Actions icon  ssh9  and select the Edit in the list of available options;
  • on the next opened Edit CLI User window, update the CLI User Name and click on the SAVE  icon:

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After these steps, the selected CLI User Name will be updated.

Change the password of the CLI User 

To change the password of the CLI User you need to do the following:

  • identify CLI User whose password you want to change on the CLI Users page;
  • click on the Actions icon  ssh9  and select the Change password in the list of available options;
  • on the next opened Change password window, update come up with the new password (it must contain at least one Latin letter in upper case (A-Z), one Latin letter in lower case (a-z), digit (0-9) and special character ( !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[]^_`{|}~) and must be at least 8 characters long), confirm it and click on the SAVE  icon:

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After these steps, the password of the selected CLI User will be updated.

Delete a CLI User 

To delete a CLI User  you need to do the next:

  • identify this unnecessary CLI User on the CLI Users page;
  • click on the Actions icon  ssh9  and select the Delete in the list of available options;
  • on the next opened Confirmation window confirm the CLI User deletion:

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After these steps, the selected CLI User will be deleted.