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Setup the Admin Account

Overview

Configure the CloudCenter Admin Account

To configure the CloudCenter platform admin, follow this process:

  1. Open a browser and connect to the CCM VM using the CCM VM's IP address (for example, https://<CCM_IP>).
  2. Login as the CloudCenter admin using valid credentials. The initial credentials are:
    Username: admin@cliqrtech.com
    Password: cliqr

    Note

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    The current plan displays Trial Subscription (as you have not yet configured your usage plan) in the Account Information page.

    To view the Account Information page, click the user account link in the top right corner of the CCM UI and select Account from the dropdown.

  3. Change the default credentials

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    Be sure to change the email address and password for the admin account immediately after your first login.

Create the Usage Plan for the Admin

See Usage Plans and Fees for additional information.
To configure the usage plan for the platform admin, follow this process:

  1. Click the Admin link in the left pane.
  2. Click the Usage Plans in the left pane to access the Usage Plans page.
  3. Click Create Usage Plan to open the Create Usage Plan pop-up.
  4. Complete the following fields as determined in your CloudCenter contract:
    1. In the Usage Details section, enter the following information:
      1. Provide a Plan Name and Description.
      2. Select VM Subscription in the Plan Type field.
      3. Set the number of concurrently running VMs per month in the Monthly VMs field.
    2. Select the check box to make the plan Only Visible to Tenant Admin (as this setting is just for the root platform admin). This admin in turn can setup other plans for additional users. In the Plan Costs section, enter the following information:
      1. Set the Base Price for the plan.
      2. Set the Overage Rate for additional VMs.
      3. Assign the Unlimited type to the platform admins so they can administer dedicated installations without any restriction. If you select Limited for the Overage Limit, specify the number of VMs to which your plan is limited.
      4. Add the One-time Fee and Storage Rate, if applicable.
      5. Uncheck the Payment profile is required check box.
    3. Click Save. The Usage Plans page displays the successful addition of this new plan.

Create a Contract for the Admin

All users, including the admin, require a contract to continue using the CCM UI. Each user must accept the contract to continue using the CCM UI.
To create a contract for an admin, follow this procedure:

  1. Click the Admin link in the left pane..
  2. Click the Contracts link in the left pane to access the Contracts page.
  3. Click Create Contract to open the Create New Contract pop-up.
  4. Complete the following fields as determined in your CloudCenter contract:

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    The current CloudCenter license agreement is trust based.

  5. Enter the information applicable to your contract.

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    Select the check box to make the plan Only Visible to Admin (setting is just for the root platform admin).

  6. Click submit.

Assign the Plan to the Admin

To assign a plan to an admin or user, follow this procedure:

  1. To assign this plan to the CloudCenter platform admin, click the Users tab in the left pane and access the User Management page.
  2. Search for the CloudCenter Admin (admin@cliqrtech.com) and select Manage Plans from the Actions dropdown list.
  3. Search for the plan you created and assign the plan to this platform admin.

  4. Re-login to the CCM UI as the platform administrator also referred to as root (see People ). You will be prompted to agree to the contract license terms.

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    To continue to use the CloudCenter platform effectively, be sure to agree to the contractual terms at this point.

Change the Admin Profile

To change the admin profile (at a minimum, the default username and password), follow this procedure:

  1. Click the admin email address at the top right corner of the CCM UI and select Account to access the Account Information page for this account.

  2. Click Edit Account to edit change your account name, email address, company name, or phone number.
  3. Click Change Password (above Quick Links) to change your password.

    Caution

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    If you change any CCM UI account settings, you must log out of the CCM UI and log in using your new credentials.


You have now installed the CCM and the CCO and added a platform administrator (root administrator).
Be sure to complete the following setup tasks to complete the deployment:

 

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