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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.11 - Administration Guide

Introduction System requirements Using the virtual appliance and web management console Using the cloud Setting up Safeguard for Privileged Passwords for the first time Search box Using the web client Installing the desktop client Using the desktop client Privileged access requests Toolbox Accounts Account Groups Assets Asset Groups Discovery Entitlements Partitions Settings
Access Request settings Appliance settings Asset Management settings Backup and Retention settings Certificate settings Cluster settings External Integration settings Messaging settings Profile settings Safeguard Access settings Sessions settings
Users User Groups Disaster recovery and clusters Administrator permissions Preparing systems for management Troubleshooting Frequently asked questions Appendix A: Safeguard ports Appendix B: SPP 2.7 or later migration guidance Appendix C: SPP and SPS join guidance Appendix D: Regular Expressions Appendix E: Historical changes by release Glossary

Discovered Services tab (asset)

The Discovered Services tab displays information specific to the selected asset and is applicable only to Windows assets.

Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets | Discovered Services.

Use these buttons to manage the discovered services.

Table 42: Discovered Services: Toolbar
Option Description
Discover Services

Run the selected service discovery job.


To locate one or more assets, enter the character string to be used to search for a match. For more information, see Search box.

The following displays for each discovered service.

Table 43: Assets: Discovered Services tab properties
Property Description


The account in Safeguard that maps to the discovered account associated with the discovered service or task on the asset. This can be a local account or an Active Directory account.

Domain Name

The domain name of the account if the account is an
Active Directory account.

System Name

The asset to which the account is associated.

Account Status

The status of the Safeguard account. If Safeguard manages the account, the value is Managed. If the account is disabled, the value is blank.

Dependent Account

A check displays if the account is associated as an account dependency on the asset. The value is blank if the account is not associated as an account dependency of the asset.

This automatic dependency mapping only happens if you select the following options. Select the Automatically Manage Found Accounts option on the account discovery job associated with the partition profile that is associated to the asset. For more information, see Adding an Account Discovery rule.

Service Type

Type of service discovered. Values may be Service or Task.

Service Name

The name of the discovered service or task.

Service Enabled

A check displays if the service or task on the asset is enabled. If there is no check mark, the service or task is disabled.

Discovered Account

The discovered service account name configured.

Date/Time Discovered

The date and time when the service or task was discovered.

History tab (asset)

The History tab allows you to view or export the details of each operation that has affected the selected asset.

The top of the History tab contains the following information:

  • Items: Total number of entries in the history log.
  • Refresh: Update the list displayed.
  • Export: Export the data to a .csv file.
  • Search: For more information, see Search box.

  • Time Frame: By default, the history details are displayed for the last 24 hours. Click one of the time intervals at the top of the grid to display history details for a different time frame. If the display does not refresh after selecting a different time interval, click Refresh.

Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets | History.

Table 44: Assets History tab properties
Property Description


The date and time of the event


The display name of the user that triggered the event

Source IP

The network DNS name or IP address of the managed system that triggered the event

Object Name

The name of the selected asset


The type of operation made to the selected asset:

  • Create
  • Delete
  • Update
  • Add Membership
  • Remove Membership

NOTE:  A membership operation indicates a relationship change with a related or parent object such as an account dependency was added or deleted from the selected asset.

Related Object

The name of the related object

Related Object Type

The type of the related object


The name of the object to which the selected asset is a child

Parent Object Type

The parent object type

Select an event to display this additional information for some types of events (for example, create and update events).

Table 45: Additional History tab properties
Property Description
Property The property that was updated
Old Value The value of the property before it was updated
New Value The new value of the property

Managing assets

Use the controls and tabbed pages on the Assets page to perform the following tasks to manage Safeguard for Privileged Passwords assets:

Adding an asset

It is the responsibility of the Asset Administrator to add assets and accounts to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to set up Asset Discovery jobs that run automatically. For more information, see Asset Discovery job workflow.

Before you add systems to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, make sure they are properly configured. For more information, see Preparing systems for management.

NOTE: There are special considerations for adding an MS SQL asset to Safeguard. See KB 261806 for details.

To add an asset

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets.
  2. Click Add Asset from the toolbar.
  3. In the Asset dialog, provide information in each of the tabs:
    General tab (add asset)

    Where you add general information about the asset

    Management tab (add asset)

    Where you add the network address, operating system, and version information

    Account Discovery tab (add asset)

    Where you add the Account Discovery job

    Connection tab (add asset) Where you add the authentication type information or custom platform properties

    Attributes tab (add asset)

    Where you add attributes to directory assets

Related Topics

Adding an account to an asset

Assigning an asset to a partition

Assigning a profile to an asset

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

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