NAME

credstore_admin.pl - add, remove, get, list and clear entries stored in credential store.


SYNOPSIS

 credstore_admin.pl [options]


DESCRIPTION

This command can be used to add, remove, get, list and clear entries stored in credential store.


OPTIONS

add

Add an entry into the credential store. User must specify the server using the --server option and username using the --username option. If password is not specified at command line, then user is prompted to enter the password.

get

Retrieve password from credential store. User must specify the server using the --server option and username using the --username option.

remove

Remove existing entry from credential store. User must specify the server using the --server option and username using the --username option.

list

List existing entry from credential store. User can use the --server option to specify the server. In such a case, entries specific to that server will be listed. Optionally user can specify the --showpw option. This will list the password along with the server and username.

clear

Remove all existing entries from credential store.

help

This will display the usage details for the credstore_admin.pl.

Note:

Location of credential store file can be specified using the --credstore option. If credential store filename is not specified, then it defaults to the following location:

 UNIX:    $HOME/.vmware/credstore/vicredentials.xml
 WINDOWS: %APPDATA%\VMware\credstore\vicredentials.xml


EXAMPLES

Add new entry into the credential store:

   credstore_admin.pl add --server <server> --username <username> --password <password>

Retrieve password from credential store:

   credstore_admin.pl get --server <server> username <username>

Remove existing entry from credential store:

   credstore_admin.pl remove --server <server> --username <username>

List existing entries from the credential store:

   credstore_admin.pl list [--server <server>] [--showpw]

Delete all entries from credential store:

   credstore_admin.pl clear

Display the usage details:

   credstore_admin.pl help


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

VI Toolkit (for Windows).