18.4.4. Procedure – Unlocking Credential Stores


To unlock a Credential Store and make it available for use, complete the following steps.


To unlock a Credential Store, users must have the Unlock Credential Store privilege, or editing (read and write) privileges to the particular Credential Store.


  1. Login to the PSM web interface.

  2. Navigate to Unlock Credential Store and select the Credential Store to unlock.

  3. Enter the password(s) for the Credential Store. For compound passwords, enter every element of the compound password in the correct order.


    PSM accepts passwords that are not longer than 150 characters. The following special characters can be used: !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>[email protected][\]^-`{|}

  4. Click Unlock.

  5. Repeat the previous steps for other Credential Stores as needed.


    Alternatively, Credential Stores can be unlocked also from the PSM Console Menu.