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Defender 5.8 - Administrator Guide

Getting started Managing Defender objects in Active Directory Configuring security tokens Securing VPN access Securing Web sites Securing Windows-based computers Securing PAM-enabled services Defender Management Portal (Web interface) Delegating Defender roles, tasks, and functions Automating administrative tasks Administrative templates Integration with Active Roles Integration with Cloud Access Manager Appendices
Appendix A: Enabling diagnostic logging Appendix B: Troubleshooting common authentication issues Appendix C: Troubleshooting DIGIPASS token issues Appendix D: Defender classes and attributes in Active Directory Appendix E: Defender Event Log messages Appendix F: Defender Client SDK Appendix G: Defender Web Service API

Opening the portal

http(s)://<portal computer>:<port>
<portal computer>  is the fully qualified domain name of the computer on which the Defender Management Portal is installed.
<port>  is the port number at which the Defender Management Portal can be accessed. You specify this port when installing the Defender Management Portal. The default port is 8080.
Administer Defender  Allows you to manage the Defender Management Portal configuration, configure self-service for users, manage users and security tokens, diagnose and resolve authentication issues, view authentication statistics, and view information about the Defender Security Servers deployed in your environment.
Defender reports  Allows you to schedule, generate, and view Defender reports.
Register a hardware token  Starts a wizard that guides you through registering the hardware token given to you by your system administrator.
Request a software token  Starts a wizard that helps you to request, download, and activate a software token.

Specifying a service account for the portal

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In the right pane, click the Service Account tab.
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When you are finished, click the Save button to save your changes.

Configuring the portal

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Click the Administer Defender option.
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Service Account tab  Use this tab to specify the Defender Management Portal service account.
Roles tab  Use this tab to assign the Defender Management Portal roles to the Active Directory groups you want.
Log Receiver Service tab  Use this tab to manage the Defender Log Receiver service. This service retrieves log files from the Defender Security Servers to the Defender Management Portal computer.
Reports tab  Use this tab to specify folder for storing log files of the Defender Security Servers deployed in your environment.

Service Account tab

Use the Service Account tab to specify the Defender Management Portal service account. By default, the Defender Management Portal uses the service account to do the following:
On the Service Account tab, you can use the following elements:
User name  Type the user name of the account you want to appoint as the Defender Management Portal service account. The account you specify must be a member of the local Administrators group on the computer where the Defender Management Portal is installed.
Password  Type the password that matches the user name you have typed in the User name text box.
Domain  Type the name of the Active Directory domain to which the user account belongs.
Use service account for all actions  Select this check box if you want the Defender Management Portal to perform all actions under the specified service account. If you select this check box, the Defender Management Portal stops providing any information about the actions that users perform through the portal.
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