Downloading a public SSH key
When you add an asset and select the Automatically Generate the SSH Key (SSH Key Generation and Deployment setting on the Connection page in the Asset dialog), Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to download the SSH key so that you can manually install it on the asset.
To download a public SSH key
- Navigate to Administrative Tools | Assets.
- In Assets, select an asset that has an SSH key authentication type.
- Click the Download SSH Key from the toolbar or the context menu.
Open the asset's Connection settings and select Download SSH Key.
- In the Save As dialog, specify the drive, directory, and name of the file to save.
You can manually install this public key to an asset.
A Safeguard for Privileged Passwords asset group is a set of assets that you can add to the scope of an access request policy. For more information, see Creating an access request policy.
Only the assets that support session management can be added to asset groups and dynamic asset groups. Assets that do not support session management include but may not be limited to Directory assets. When you create the asset, the Management tab has an Enable Session Request check box if sessions is supported. For more information, see Supported platforms. This section lists SPP and SPS support by platform.
The Auditor and the Security Policy Administrator have permission to access Asset Groups.
The Asset Groups view displays the following information about the selected asset group.
Use these toolbar buttons to manage asset groups.
General tab (asset group)
The General tab lists information about the selected asset group.
The large tile at the top of the tab displays the number of Assets and Access Request Policies associated with the selected asset group. Clicking a tile heading opens the corresponding tab.
Table 71: Asset Groups General tab: General properties
The selected asset group's name
Information about the selected asset group
For dynamic asset groups, a summary of the asset rules defined.
Modifying an asset group
Assets tab (asset group)
The Assets tab displays the assets associated with the selected asset group.
Click Add Asset from the details toolbar to add one or more assets to the selected asset group.
Search: For more information, see Search box.
Table 72: Asset Groups: Assets tab properties
The asset name assigned to the managed system.
||The platform of the managed system.|
||A check in this column indicates that session access requests are enabled for the asset.|
Information about the asset.
Adding assets to an asset group
Modifying an asset group