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Password-Based Authentication

The Default cliqruser Account and Authentication

This procedure must be performed by an Dev Ops or Enterprise Admin with an intricate understanding of your security architecture and your IT infrastructure.


By default, key-based authentication is configured using cliqruser.

Password-Based Authentication

If you do not want to use the default cliqruser account, you can alternately use password-based authentication to access Application VMs on a per-tenant basis.


To configure password-based authentication, follow this procedure.

  1. Edit the file which is located at /usr/local/tomcat/ROOT/WEB-INF/vendor/tenantId/ to include the following line in this file. file

    The Tenant ID (vendorId) refers to tenantId used in the APIs:

  2. Use the View Tenants API for your current tenant to determine your Tenant ID.

  3. Enter the following commands on the CCM server to restart the CCM:

    /etc/init.d/tomcat stop
    /etc/init.d/tomcat start
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