Chat now with support
Chat with Support

One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.9 - Administration Guide

Introduction System requirements Using the virtual appliance and web management console Installing the desktop client Setting up Safeguard for Privileged Passwords for the first time The console Navigation pane 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: Historical changes by release Glossary

Prepare MySQL servers

To prepare a MySQL server for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, refer to the documentation for your MySQL server for information about how to setup and secure encryption.

To enable SSL server certificate validation, add the server’s signing authority certificate to the Trusted Certificates store in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords. For more information, see Trusted Certificates.

For more information about how Safeguard for Privileged Passwords database servers use SSL, see How do Safeguard for Privileged Passwords database servers use SSL.

SQL accounts supported

Safeguard can support MySQL accounts that have been created with the format <username> or <username>@< range of IP addresses>. The permitted range of IP addresses must include the IP address of the Safeguard appliance. The % character can be used as a wildcard.

Examples:

  • John : Permit John to log in from any host (default)
  • John@%: Permit John to log in from any host
  • John@10.1.%: Permit John to log in from any IP address in 10.1.xx

Prepare Oracle databases

To prepare an Oracle database for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, refer to the documentation for your Oracle database for information about how to setup and secure encryption.

To enable SSL server certificate validation, when configuring the SSL-enabled service on the Oracle server, ensure that the following security setting is configured:

SSL_SERVER_CERT_DN="CN=<address>", where <address> matches the Network Address of the asset in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Prepare PAN-OS (Palo Alto) networks

In Safeguard for Privileged Passwords the PAN-OS operating system is used by Palo Alto Networks appliances. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords connects to PAN-OS systems using SSH.

To prepare a Palo Alto Networks system for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. Create a service account that is a Device Administrator and assign it the Superuser role and a password.

  2. Verify that SSH is enabled.

  3. In Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, create the asset and accounts for the Palo Alto Networks asset type using password authentication.

Prepare PostgreSQL

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords makes an SSL connection to PostgreSQL using a TCP port defined in the postgresql.conf file. You must enter this port number when adding a PostgreSQL asset to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

To configure PostgreSQL for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. Create a service account and assign it a password.

    NOTE: The service account must have permissions for remote connections and permissions to change passwords. Consult your PostgreSQL Security Guide for the appropriate settings for your organization.

  2. Verify that you can log in with the service account.
  3. In Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, create the asset and accounts for the PostgreSQL asset type using password authentication. You must specify the Database instance name and the Port used by the database instance.

    NOTE: When you create an account of Dialog User or Communication Data type, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to set the account password or reset the password. Use the Reset Password option to reset the password for this account. If you use the Set Password option and enter the same password used in PostgreSQL, the password check in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords will fail.

Related Documents