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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

History tab (asset)

The History tab allows you to view or Converting timestampsthe details of each operation that has affected the selected asset.

The top of the History tab contains the following information:

  • Items: Total number of entries in the history log.
  • Refresh: Update the list displayed.
  • Export: Export the data to a .csv file.
  • Search: For more information, see Search box.

  • Time Frame: By default the history details are displayed for the last 24 hours. Click one of the time intervals at the top of the grid to display history details for a different time frame. If the display does not refresh after selecting a different time interval, click Refresh.

Navigation: Administrative Tools | Assets | History.

Table 43: Assets History tab properties
Property Description


The date and time of the event.


The display name of the user that triggered the event.

Source IP

The network DNS name or IP address of the managed system that triggered the event.

Object Name

The name of the selected asset.


The type of operation made to the selected asset:

  • Create
  • Delete
  • Update
  • Add Membership
  • Remove Membership

NOTE:  A membership operation indicates a "relationship" change with a related or parent object such as an account dependency was added or deleted from the selected asset.

Related Object

The name of the related object.

Related Object Type

The type of the related object.


The name of the object to which the selected asset is a child.

Parent Object Type

The parent object type.

Select an event to display this additional information for some types of events (for example, create and update events).

Table 44: Additional History tab properties
Property Description
Property The property that was updated.
Old Value The value of the property before it was updated.
New Value The new value of the property.

Managing assets

Use the controls and tabbed pages on the Assets page to perform the following tasks to manage Safeguard for Privileged Passwords assets:

Adding an asset

It is the responsibility of the Asset Administrator to add assets and accounts to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to set up Asset Discovery jobs that run automatically. For more information, see Asset Discovery job workflow.

Before you add systems to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, make sure they are properly configured. For more information, see Preparing systems for management.

NOTE: There are special considerations for adding an MS SQL asset to Safeguard. See KB 261806 for details.

To add an asset

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets.
  2. Click Add Asset from the toolbar.
  3. In the Asset dialog, provide information in each of the tabs:
    General tab (add asset)

    Where you add general information about the asset.

    Management tab (add asset)

    Where you add the network address, operating system and version information.

    Account Discovery tab (add asset)

    Where you add the Account Discovery job.

    Connection tab (add asset) Where you add the authentication type information or custom platform properties.

    Attributes tab (add asset)

    Where you add attributes to directory assets.

Related Topics

Adding an account to an asset

Assigning an asset to a partition

Assigning a profile to an asset

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

General tab (add asset)

Use the General tab to specify general information about the asset, including the partition and profile to which the asset is assigned. An asset can only be in one partition at a time. When you add an asset to a partition, all accounts associated with that asset are automatically added to that partition. All assets must be governed by a profile and new assets are automatically governed by the default profile unless otherwise specified.

Table 45: Asset: General properties
Property Description

Enter a unique display name for the asset.

Limit: 100 characters



(Optional) Enter information about this managed system.

Limit: 255 characters


Browse to select a partition for this asset. You can set a specific partition as the default, see Setting a default partition.


Browse to select a profile to manage this asset's accounts.

You must assign all assets to a profile. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords assigns all new assets to the default profile unless you specify another. You can set a specific profile as the default. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile.

Click Reset to set the profile to the current default.

The Reset button only becomes active when the asset has been explicitly assigned to the profile. If the asset is only implicitly assigned to the profile, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords does not activate the Reset button. If you do not explicitly assign an asset to a profile, it is always assigned to the current default profile.

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