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Configuring LEM Reports on Computers Without the LEM Console

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Steve.Hawkins on Sep 14, 2016

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To add a manager to LEM Reports on computers without the LEM desktop console:

  1. Open the LEM Reports application.

    If the Manager List form does not open automatically, click Configure on the Settings tab, and then select Managers - Credentials and Certificates.

  2. In the Manager Configuration pop-up window:
    1. Enter the hostname for your LEM appliance in the Manager Name field.
    2. Enter the admin user in the User name field.
    3. Enter the password for the admin user.
    4. Select the green + to save the credentials
    5. Close the window.
    6. Open an SSH/PuTTY connection.
    7. Log in to the appliance using the appliance IP address and port 32022.
    8. Open the Manager menu.
    9. At the prompt, type enabletls, and then press Enter.
    10. Follow the prompts on your screen.

      To enable TLS communications:

      1. Open the LEM Console, select Build > Users, and create a local user, assigning the reports role to this user, and then save.

      2. Perform Step 3 but use the report user, password, and select the TLS Connection before saving with the green + button.
  3. Click Add Manager.
  4. Click OK.
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07:14, 14 Sep 2016