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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.4 - Administration Guide

Introduction System requirements Installing the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client Setting up Safeguard for Privileged Passwords for the first time Getting acquainted with the console Privileged access requests Toolbox Accounts Account Groups Assets Asset Groups Directories 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 Access settings Sessions settings
Users User Groups Disaster recovery Administrator permissions Preparing systems for management Troubleshooting Frequently asked questions
How do I access the API How do I audit transaction activity How do I configure external federation authentication How do I manage accounts on unsupported platforms How do I modify the appliance configuration settings How do I prevent Safeguard for Privileged Passwords messages when making RDP connections How do I see which assets and/or accounts are governed by a profile How do I set the appliance system time How do I setup discovery jobs How do Safeguard for Privileged Passwords database servers use SSL What are the access request states What do I do when an appliance goes into quarantine What is required for One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Privileged Sessions What is required to integrate with Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence What needs to be set up to use Application to Application What role-based email notifications are generated by default When does the rules engine run for dynamic grouping and tagging Why did the password change during an open request Why join Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to One Identity Starling
Safeguard Desktop Player Appendix: Safeguard ports

Modify a partition

To modify a partition

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list.
  3. Select the view of the partition's information you want to modify (General, Assets, or Profiles).

    For example:

    • To change a partition's name or description, or delegate partition management to a user, double-click (or double-tap) the General information on the General tab or click (or tap) the  Edit icon.

      Note: You can also double-click (or double-tap) a partition name to open the General settings edit window.

    • To assign assets to the partition, open the Assets tab.

      Note: You can multi-select items to assign more than one asset to a partition.

    • To modify the password validation and reset settings, open the Profiles tab, select a profile and click (or tap) the  Edit icon.
  4. To set the default partition, click (or tap) Set as Default from the toolbar or context menu.
  5. To view or export the details of each operation that has affected the selected partition, open the History tab.
Related Topics

Adding a partition

Creating a partition profile

Removing assets from a partition

Adding assets to a partition

Assigning an asset to a partition

Delete a partition

To delete a partition

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list.
  3. Click (or tap)  Delete Selected.
  4. In the Asset Partition dialog, select the partition where assets and accounts are to be reassigned.

    Note: When deleting a partition, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords transfers all assets and accounts into the selected partition. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords deletes profiles and associated profile settings, discovery jobs, and history data.

  5. Click (or tap) OK to reassign the assets and accounts and remove the selected partition.

Setting a default partition

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords automatically adds new assets to the default partition and the default profile. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile.

To set the default partition

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, right-click (or press and hold) a partition and choose Set as Default from the context menu.


  3. Select a partition and click (or tap) Set as Default from the toolbar.

Note: Each Asset Administrator can set a unique default partition. Once you set a default partition, all new assets you add are automatically assigned to that partition.


The Settings page in  Administrative Tools is where you configure Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to run backups, install updates, manage clusters, manage certificates, enable event notifications, enable external integration, define profile configuration settings, define user password rules, define discovery rules, and run troubleshooting tools.

Note: You must have administrator permissions to access the Settings page and the administrator permissions you have determine what you can do.

Use the Search control at the top of the Settings page to locate a particular setting. For example, if you type password and press the Enter key, a list of all the password settings appears; select an entry from this list to display the selected settings page.

Table 131: Settings
Setting Description
Access Request settings

Where you enable (or disable) access request services, such as session requests, password release requests, password check and password change management.

Where you define reason codes for access requests.

Appliance settings

Where you view appliance information, diagnose and reset or update the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance.

Where you enable (or disable) the Application to Application service and Lights Out Management, apply license, configure networking settings, and generate a support bundle.

Asset Management settings

Where you configure account discovery rules

NOTE: These configuration rules apply to asset accounts only. Directory account discovery is done on the directory entity dialogs.

Where you define and manage dynamic tags for assets, asset accounts, and directory accounts.

Backup and Retention settings

Where you run or schedule backups, manage backups and define archive servers for storing backup files.

Where you configure the maximum number of backup files you want to store on the appliance.

Certificate settings Where you manage the chain of trusted certificates.
Cluster settings

Where you can create a cluster of appliances to reduce downtime and data loss in the case of natural or human-induced disaster.

Where you define managed networks for your organization so Safeguard for Privileged Passwords can more effectively manage assets and accounts, and service access requests.

External Integration settings

Where you configure event notifications.

Where you configure integration with the Application to Application service, Approval Anywhere, Email, Identity and Authentication, SNMP, Starling, Syslog, and external ticketing system.

Where you join Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to Starling.

Messaging settings Where you configure a login notification or the message of the day displayed on the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Home page.
Profile settings Where you define the profile configuration settings, including account password rules and password check and change schedules.
Access settings Where you configure user password rules and Safeguard for Privileged Passwords login controls.
Session settings

Where you configure global settings related to the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Privileged Sessions module.

Where you configure the SSH banner and manage the SSH Host Key.

This selection is not available if you have a Safeguard Sessions Appliance joined to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

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