You can create a credential both by testing and without testing it. To create a credential:

  1. Start a Service Assurance Manager console with ESM Domain Manager.

  2. In the Topology Browser console, go to Configure and select Domain Manager Administration Console.

  3. In the Domain Manager Administration Console topology, right-click the ESM server in the left pane and select Configure ESM Credentials.

  4. In the Configure ESM Credential window, select the host and type the credential information:

    • Host — Hostname or the IP address


      Ensure that you type the exact name as it is discovered in INCHARGE-ESM > Host class for Virtual Center, and Microsoft (WMI) instances.

      • User ID

      • Password

      • Domain

      • Port

  5. Click:

    • Apply credential with testing — to create the credential after testing

      • Apply credential without testing — to create the credential without testing