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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

Adding an account group

It is the responsibility of the Security Policy Administrator to add account groups to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

To add an account group

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Account Groups.
  2. Click  Add | Account Group from the toolbar.
  3. In the Account Group dialog, enter the following information:

    • Name: Enter a unique name for the account group.

      Limit: 50 characters

    • Description: (Optional) Enter information about this account group.

      Limit: 255 characters

  4. Click Add Account Group.

Adding a dynamic account group

It is the responsibility of the Security Policy Administrator to add dynamic account groups to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Dynamic account groups are associated with rules engines that run when pertinent objects are created or changed. For example:

  • Whenever you add or change an asset account, all applicable rules are reevaluated against that asset account.
  • Whenever you change an asset account rule, the rule is reevaluated against all asset accounts within the scope of that rule. That is, against all asset accounts for grouping and the asset accounts within the designated partitions for tagging.

You can create a dynamic account group without any rules; however, no accounts will to added to this dynamic account group until you have added a rule.

In large environments, there is a possibility that the user interface may return before all of the rules have been reevaluated and you may not see the results you were expecting. If this happens, wait a few minutes and Refresh the screen to view the results.

To add a dynamic account group

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Account Groups.
  2. Click  Add | Add Dynamic Account Group from the toolbar.
  3. In the Dynamic Account Group dialog, provide information in each of the tabs:

    General tab (add dynamic account group)

    Where you add general information about the dynamic account group.

    Account Rules tab (add dynamic account group)

    Where you define the rules to be used to identify the accounts to be included in a dynamic account group.

    Summary tab (add dynamic account group) Where you review the rules defined for adding accounts to a dynamic account group, and where you save your selections, and add the dynamic account group.

General tab (add dynamic account group)

On the General tab of the Dynamic Account Group dialog, supply general information about the dynamic account group.

Table 28: Dynamic Account Group: General tab
Property Description
Name

Enter a unique name for the dynamic account group.

Limit: 50 characters

Required

Description

Enter information about this dynamic account group.

Limit: 255 characters

Account Rules tab (add dynamic account group)

Use the controls on the Account Rules tab of the Dynamic Account Group dialog to define the accounts that are to be included in the dynamic account group.

Table 29: Dynamic Account Group: Asset Account Rules tab
Property Description

Include an asset account rule for this group

Select this check box to include an asset account rule for this dynamic account group. Selecting this check box enables the rule editor controls.

NOTE: You can create a dynamic account group without any rules; however, no accounts will to added to this dynamic account group until you have added a rule.

AND | OR

Click AND to "and" multiple search criteria together; where all criteria must be met in order to be included.

Click OR to "or" multiple search criteria together; where at least one of the criteria must be met in order to be included.

Attribute

In the first query clause box, select the attribute to be searched. Valid attributes include:

  • Name (Default)
  • Description
  • Platform
  • Disabled
  • Tag
  • Service Account
  • Partition Name
  • Asset Name
  • Asset Tag
  • Domain Name
  • NETBIOS Name
  • Distinguished Name
  • SID

Operator

In the middle clause query box, select the operator to be used in the search. The operators available depend upon the data type of the attribute selected.

For string attributes, the operators may include:

  • Contains (Default)
  • Does not contain
  • Starts with
  • Ends with
  • Equals
  • Not equal

For boolean attributes (such as Service Account), the operators may include:

  • Is True
  • Is False

Search string

In the last clause query box, enter the search string or value to be used to find a match.

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Click to the left of a search clause to add an additional clause to the search criteria.

Click to remove the search clause from the search criteria.

Add Grouping | Remove

Click the Add Grouping button to add an additional set of conditions to be met.

A new grouping is added under the last query clause in a group and appears in a bordered pane showing that it is subordinate to the higher level query conditions.

Click the Remove button to remove a grouping from the search criteria.

Preview

Click Preview to run the query in order to review the results of the query before adding the dynamic group.

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