Password Manager cannot be installed on Linux, however rSMS feature will help to reset password of the Target system.
This Knowledge Base article will guide how to reset password in Linux Operating system using a SSH connection (LinuxSsh) through workflow activity Reset password in connected systems through embedded connectors.
Part 1 - Creating an rSMS account
An rSMS account must be created before working with rSMS activity and the One Identity rSMS Service must be running. In order to that do the following:
1) On the home page of the Administration site, click General Settings.
2) Click the rSMS Settings tab from the options. The Redistributable Secret Management Service page is displayed.
3) In the Create Account section, click Create Account to create an rSMS account.
4) In the Certificate binding section, select a custom certificate from the drop-down list, if available. By default, the built-in certificate is used. If the certificate binding settings are modified you must restart the One Identity rSMS Service.
5) Select the IP address from the rSMS IP address drop-down list.
6) Click Save Settings to save the certificate binding settings.
This image below is an example of how it should be.
Part 2 - Configuring the activity to reset the password in connected systems through embedded connectors.
Note: The Target ID should be the part of Active Directory and This activity has to be added after the reset or change password in Active Directory activity in the workflow.
The default configuration of this workflow is either Reset password in Active Directory or Change password in Active Directory.
1) On the home page of the Administration site, click Default Management Policy.
2) Click Forgot My Password or Manage My Profile.
3) Add rSMS activity after Change/Reset password in Active Directory site workflow.
3) In the workflows, click Reset password in connected systems through embedded connectors (preview).
4) Select the required platform from the Select platform drop-down menu. In this example will be used LinuxSsh.
5) Fill all mandatory details like server ip address, function username(admin), function password(admin password)
6) Enter “DelegationPrefix” field as “sudo” and Active Directory attribute mapping.
6) Click Test Connection to check the connectivity and click OK. If all the information provided was ok, it suppose to show a green message in top showing that test connection was succeeded.
Note: If any error is showing, enabled verbose logging, this KB103392 will guide you and check the error message present in the logs Failure.log under the folder \rSMS\PlatformTasks.