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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.5 - 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 and clusters 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, embedded sessions module 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

Change password fails

A local account password change can fail when you are using a Windows asset that is configured with a service account with Administrative privileges, other than the built-in Administrator.

Note: Before Safeguard for Privileged Passwords can change local account passwords on Windows systems, using a member of an administrators group other than built-in Administrator, you must change the local security policy to disable User Account Control (UAC) Admin Approval Mode ("Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode") option.

To configure Windows assets to change account passwords

  1. Run secpol.msc from the Run dialog,


    From the Windows Start menu, open Local Security Policy.

  2. Navigate to Local Policies | Security Options.
  3. Disable the "User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode" option.
  4. Restart your computer.

For more information, see Prepare Windows systems.

Incorrect authentication credentials

You must have the correct user name and password to authenticate to an asset.

To resolve incorrect service account credentials

  1. Verify the service account credentials match the credentials in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords asset information (Administrative Tools | Assets | Connection). For more information, see About service accounts.
  2. Perform Test Connection to verify connection. For more information, see About Test Connection.
  3. Attempt to check, change, and set password again. For more information, see Checking, changing, or setting an account password.

Missing or incorrect SSH host key

If a Safeguard for Privileged Passwords asset requires an SSH host key and does not have one, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords will not be able to communicate with the asset. For more information, see Certificate issue.

To resolve missing SSH host keys

To verify that an asset has an SSH host key, select the asset and look under Connection on the General view. If there is no SSH Host Key Fingerprint displayed, you need to add one.

To add an SSH host key

  1. Open the asset's Connection tab.
  2. Choose any authentication type (except None) and enter required information.

    NOTE: You must enter the service account password again.
  3. Click Test Connection.

    Test Connection verifies that the appliance can communicate with the asset.

  4. Confirm that you accept the SSH host key.

    Note: To bypass the SSH host key verification and automatically accept the key, click the Auto Accept SSH Host Key option.

  5. Click OK to save asset.

To resolve incorrect SSH host keys

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses the following host key algorithms for key exchange:

  • DSA
  • RSA

To correct a mismatched SSH host key, run Test Connection.

No cipher supported error

If you receive an error message that says, "There is no cipher supported by both: client and server", refer to Cipher support.

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