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Enterprise Single Sign-On 8.0.6 - Quest ESSO Console Administrator Guide

1. Overview 2 Authenticating to Quest ESSO Console and Managing Protection Modes 3 Searching the Directory Tree 4 Managing Administrators 5 Managing Security Profiles
5.1 Managing Time Slices 5.2 Managing Password Format Control Policies 5.3 Managing User Security Profiles 5.4 Managing Access Point Security Profiles 5.5 Managing Application Security Profiles 5.6 Defining Security Profiles Default Values 5.7 Managing User and Access Point Security Profiles Priorities
6 Managing Directory Objects
6.1 Managing Applications 6.2 Managing Users 6.3 Managing Access Points 6.4 Managing Representative Objects 6.5 Managing Clusters of Access Points 6.6 Selecting a Domain Controller
7 Importing/Exporting Security Profiles and Directory Objects 8 Managing Smart Cards
8.1 Assigning Smart Cards to Users 8.2 Formatting Smart Cards 8.3 Forcing a new PIN 8.4 Disabling Temporarily Smart Cards 8.5 Unlocking Smart Cards 8.6 Sending Smart Cards to a Blacklist 8.7 Extending the Validity of a Smart Card 8.8 Allowing Users to Renew their Smart Card Certificates 8.9 Displaying Smart Card Properties 8.10 Displaying the List of Supported Smart Cards 8.11 Managing Smart Card Configuration Profiles 8.12 Managing Loan Cards 8.13 Managing Smart Cards' Authentication Parameters 8.14 Managing Batches of Smart Cards
9 Managing SA Server Devices 10 Managing RFID Tokens 11 Managing Biometric Enrolment 13 Enabling the Public Key Authentication Method 14 Managing the Emergency Plan 15 Managing Audit Events 16 Managing Reports 17 Customizing Configuration Files 18 Creating Scripts Appendix A: Regular Expressions - Basic Syntax Appendix B: Listing Audit Events and Error Codes Appendix C: Correspondence Between Profile and Administration Rights

3.1 Searching for Directory Objects

This section explains how to use the search function in Quest ESSO Console.
You can only find objects that you are allowed to access, according to your administration rights.
In the Directory panel, click the Search request node, or press CTRL+F.
In the Search root field, click the Select button to select the organization in which you want to search an object:
Use the
Browse tab to browse the directory tree structure or use the Search tab to find the organization according to its name.
In the Object type list, select the type of object you want to search.
In the Filter field, type the wanted search request, as explained in the tab instructions.
The search result appears in a new node in the Directory panel, under the Search request node.
The following example window shows the result of two search requests.
Select button
Opens the organization selection window, which allows you to browse the directory tree structure (Browse tab) or filter the directory tree (Search tab) to find the organization.
Remove button
Removes the organization from the field. An empty field means all organizations.
Filter field
Search button
Performs the search.
Clear all button
Deletes all search requests from the directory tree.

3.2 Deleting Search Requests

The Information tab appears.
Click the Delete button.
Click the Clear all button.

4 Managing Administrators

This section describes how to delegate, transfer and delete administration profiles to manage the users, declared in your LDAP directory, who are allowed to administer the Quest Enterprise SSO solution though Quest ESSO Console.
Quest ESSO Console allows you to assign administration profiles to users so that they can perform the corresponding administration tasks.

4.1 Administration Modes - Presentation

Quest Software provides the two following administration modes:
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