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Workspace PowerHA for AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 25, 2022

Need for PowerHA ROHA access to HMC by exchanging SSH Key rather entering Password

When setting up PowerHA ROHA we need to enter for accessing HMC with Userid a password. It would be more useful to setup also HMC access with SSH Key.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Mar 9, 2022

    Hello

    you wrote "PowerHA already supports ssh based keys to handle ROHA."

    but where can i define / Setup ? In the ROHA Smitty e.g. is only Userid and Password allowed and not any indicator for SSH ! thx vince

  • Guest
    Mar 9, 2022
    PowerHA already supports ssh based keys to handle ROHA.
  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2022

    PowerHA ROHA is already supporting accessing HMC using SSH key rather than entering the password. User will have to generate the public SSH key and store it in HMC to provide password less communication between LPAR and HMC.

    All the details are explained in following PowerHA Knowledge center, please check and let us know if there are any further comments.

    https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/powerha-aix/7.2?topic=availability-configuring-hmc-roha