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Entering credentials for hosts

When you select a single remote host, the Enter Credentials for Host screen appears. You must enter your username and password as the credentials for the host.

Enter Credentials for Host

To enter the credentials for the host, choose one of the following:

If an active update process is detected on the remote host, you can select Skip host or Restart update. Skip host causes the host to be ignored for the rest of the update process, and Restart update causes any existing or in-progress installation to be terminated.

To continue, click OK.

When you select a group or multiple hosts, the Enter Credentials for Group screen appears.

Enter Credentials for Group

The screen separates the remaining hosts that still require credentials from the completed hosts.

Each pane is divided into the following columns:

To enter the credentials for the host:

  1. In the left pane, select the host from the list of hosts requiring credentials. If all credentials are the same, to select all the hosts on the list, click Select All.
  2. To enter the required credentials and move the selected host to the Completed Hosts pane, click the Enter button.
  3. To continue, click Next.

    NOTE: If a TPM is detected and enabled, an HP Smart Update Manager pop-up warning message appears after the Discovery Progress screen. You must read the message and determine how to proceed. For more information, see Trusted Platform Module.