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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

Create an asset discovery job

To create a new asset discovery job

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets.
  2. From Assets, click the  Discovery toolbar button.
  3. On the Asset Discovery Jobs dialog, click to create a new asset discovery job.
  4. In the Discovery dialog, provide information for the discovery job on the following tabs:
    General tab

    Where you add general information about the discovery job and identify which partition you want Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to add the assets it discovers. You will also specify the discovery method (directory or network scan).

    Information tab

    Where you select the directory and set the search location.

    Rules tab

    Where you define the search constraints and conditions and choose the profile you want to govern the discovered assets.

    Schedule tab

    Where you configure the schedule for the discovery job.

    Summary tab

    Where you review the asset discovery job parameters and save it.

    After you save the discovery job, you can modify or run it using the toolbar buttons on the Asset Discovery Jobs dialog. For more information, see Managing asset discovery jobs.

General tab

On the Discovery dialog, General tab, supply general information about the asset discovery job and identify the partition where you want Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to add the assets it discovers.

Table 70: Discovery: General properties
Property Description

Enter a name for the asset discovery job.

Limit: 50 characters



Enter information about this asset discovery job.

Limit: 255 characters


Browse to select the partition in which to manage the discovered assets.

Important: You cannot change the partition after you save this discovery job.



Choose a type of discovery:

  • Directory
  • Network Scan


Information tab

On the Discovery dialog, Information tab define the directory or network information for the discovery job.

Table 71: Discovery: Information properties for Directory scans
Property Description

Select the Directory on which to run the asset discovery job.


Table 72: Discovery: Information properties for Network scans
Property Description
Enable OS Detection

This check box is selected by default indicating that OS fingerprinting is to be used to detect the operation system being used.

Clear this check box if you do not want to use the OS fingerprinting process.

IPv4 Range

Enter a range of IPv4 addresses to scan:

  • Starting IP Address
  • Ending IP Address

Click  Add or  Delete to add or remove IPv4 address range sets.


Advanced Open to reveal the following setting for each IPv4 address range set:
Exclude IP

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to exclude an IP address within a specified IPv4 range from the scan.

Click  Add to exclude an IP address from the scan.

Click  Delete to remove the corresponding excluded IPv4 address and include that IP address in the scan.

Rules tab


Navigation: Administrative Tools | Assets | Discovery | Rules.

Use the Rules tab to govern the discovered assets.

Discovery details
  • Once Safeguard for Privileged Passwords creates an asset, it will not attempt to re-create it or modify the asset if the asset is rediscovered by a different job.
  • Any SSH host keys encountered in discovery will be automatically accepted.
  • You can configure multiple rules for an asset discovery job. When Safeguard for Privileged Passwords runs the discovery job, if it finds an asset with more than one rule, it applies the connection and profile settings of the first rule that discovers the asset.

To add a new asset discovery rule

  1. On the Rules tab, click  Add.
  2. In the Rule dialog, enter a name for the new asset discovery rule of up to 50 characters.
  3. Under Settings, you must specify at least one condition, the connection, and a profile for each rule:
    1. Select Add Condition to add one or more constraints or an advanced LDAP filter.
    2. Select Add Connection to configure the authentication parameters. The default is NONE.

    3. Select Add Profile to select a profile to govern the discovered assets. The Asset Profile defaults to the partition default profile.

  4. Click OK to save the asset discovery rule.
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