Getting passphrases for automatically installed devices

Access to automatically installed devices is based on passphrases (system-generated security codes). You will need a passphrases to perform operations requiring security permissions:

Passphrases are generated upon request and are valid for 24 hours. They are for one-time use only. 

Passphrases are securely accessible from the Backup & Recovery Console. Here are steps to follow:

  1. Log in to the Console as a SuperUser with security officer permissions (more on types of user accounts).
  2. Click the name of the device that you need a passphrase for.
  3. In the Device properties dialogue, open the Modification tab.
  4. Click Generate a passphrase and then copy the passphrase.

If you do not have the Generate a passphrase option, go to User management and make sure you are logged in under the right user account.