What is Identity?

An Identity is a combination of an SSH username and SSH key pair. You can use it as credentials to authenticate an SSH connection to your Server. The Identity is referenced while creating a Map.

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Add Identity

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Identity, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Identity form by using the Add Identity link.

Important: It is much recommended to let SloopEngine automatically generate an SSH key pair for you. For that, enable Generate key pair checkbox.

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Update Identity

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To update a specific Identity, click the icon of that Identity and navigate to Update Identity form.

Sync Identity

  1. Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. Click on the icon of specific Identity and copy the command shown in the popup.

  2. SSH to the Server in which you want to sync the Identity. Deploy SloopEngine command-line utility on the Server and then run the command you have copied during previous step.

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Change Keys

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To change keys of specific Identity, click the icon of that Identity and navigate to Change Identity Keys form.

Important: It is much recommended to let SloopEngine automatically generate an SSH key pair for you. For that, enable Generate key pair checkbox.

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