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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

Asset Discovery job workflow

You can configure, schedule, test, and run Asset Discovery jobs. After the job has run, you can select whether to manage the asset. You can also view information about the Asset Discovery jobs that have run.

  1. Create an Asset Discovery job. For more information, see Adding an Asset Discovery job.
  2. After you save the Asset Discovery job, you can test it by selecting Run Now. For more information, see Asset Discovery.
  3. After the Asset Discovery job runs, click Asset Discovery Results to view the assets found. For more information, see Asset Discovery Results.
  4. To control management of an asset, navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets, right-click the asset, click Enable-Disable, and choose one of these context menu options.


    Select Enable to have Safeguard for Privileged Passwords manage a disabled asset. This option is only available for assets that have been disabled.


    Select Disable to prevent Safeguard for Privileged Passwords from managing the selected asset. When you disable an asset, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords disables it and removes all associated accounts. If you choose to manage the asset later, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords re-enables all the associated accounts.

  5. On Administrative Tools | Assets, you can show or hide assets marked as disabled, use the following buttons. For more information, see Assets.
    Show Disabled Display the disabled assets.
    Hide Disabled Hide assets marked as disabled.
  6. Search the Activity Center for information about discovery jobs that have run. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords lists the Asset Discovery events in the Asset Discovery Activity category.

Adding an Asset Discovery job

You can add a new Asset Discovery job.

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools |Discovery.
  2. Click the Asset Discovery tile.
  3. Click Add to create a new Asset Discovery job.
  4. In the Asset Discovery dialog, provide information for the discovery job on the following tabs:
    General tab (asset discovery)

    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 (asset discovery)

    Where you select the directory and set the search location.

    Rules tab (asset discovery)

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

    Schedule tab (asset discovery)

    Where you configure the schedule for the discovery job.

    Summary tab (asset discovery)

    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 Asset Discovery toolbar. For more information, see Asset Discovery.

General tab (asset discovery)

Navigation: Administrative Tools | Discovery | Asset Discovery | (add or edit a Asset Discovery job)

On the Asset 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 65: 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:

  • Network Scan
  • Directory

If you select Directory, directory assets that are shared can be discovered into any partition. To share a directory asset, select Available for discovery across all partitions for the asset; see Management tab (add asset). If the check box is not selected, the asset is not shared and the asset will only be discovered into the partitions to which the directory asset is assigned.

Information tab (asset discovery)

Navigation: Administrative Tools | Discovery | Asset Discovery | (add or edit a Asset Discovery job)

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

Table 66: Discovery: Information properties for Directory scans
Property Description

Select the Directory on which to run the Asset Discovery job.


Table 67: 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.

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.

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