Manage Your Account

Other Preferences available are:

Sign in

To sign in to Commander:

  1. In a browser, enter the following URL to access the server where Commander is installed:

    https://<host_or_ip_address>

    where:

    <host_or_ip_address> is the host name or the IP address.

  2. Enter your username and password, and the domain name if required.

    Passwords must have a minimum of eight characters and contain at least one of each of the following: uppercase letter [A-Z], lowercase letter [a-z], number [0-9], and special character [@$!%*?&#^()-_+={}[]:;"'<>,.|\/].

  3. Click Sign in.

Commander and the Service Portal don't support multiple connections in the same browser. For example, you can connect to Commander in both Firefox and Chrome at the same time, but you can't connect to Commander in two instances of Firefox at the same time.

Sign out

To sign out of Commander:

  1. Click Sign Out on the menu toolbar, as shown below.

    Logout

  2. In the Confirm Sign Out dialog, click OK.

Change your personal account information

You can change your personal account details and password for a local user account only. To change your account details if you're a directory services user, see your system administrator.

Your view of the virtual infrastructure and what tasks you can perform, as well as any Commander messages such as events, alerts and tasks, are dictated by your access rights. To change your permissions, contact your administrator.

Access:

Configuration > Preferences

Available to:

All Roles

  1. In the Account Details section, enter the details you want to change into any of the fields.
  2. To revert to the original information in the field before you save it, click Revert.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.
  4. On the Preferences Updated dialog box, click OK.

Change your password

You can change your password only if you're a local user. To change your account details if you're a directory services user, see your system administrator.

Passwords are case-sensitive.

Access:

Configuration > Preferences

Available to:

All roles

  1. In the Change Password section, enter your current password into the Type your current password field.
  2. Enter your new password into the Type a new password field.

    Passwords must have a minimum of eight characters and contain at least one of each of the following: uppercase letter [A-Z], lowercase letter [a-z], number [0-9], and special character [@$!%*?&#^()-_+={}[]:;"'<>,.|\/].

  3. To confirm your new password, enter it again into the Type the new password again to confirm field.
  4. Click Change Password.
  5. In the Preferences Updated dialog, click OK.

View your access rights

Access:

Configuration > Preferences

Available to:

All Roles

Your view of the virtual infrastructure and what tasks you can perform, as well as any Commander messages such as events, alerts, and tasks, are determined by access rights assigned to your account.

Your current access rights are displayed in the Access Rights section in the Preferences page.