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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 6.7 - Administration Guide

Introduction System requirements and versions Using API and PowerShell tools Using the virtual appliance and web management console Cloud deployment considerations Setting up Safeguard for Privileged Passwords for the first time Using the web client Getting started with the desktop client Using the desktop client Search box 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 Certificates settings Cluster settings Enable or Disable Services settings External Integration settings Messaging settings (desktop client) Password Management settings Safeguard Access settings SSH Key Management 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: Regular Expressions SPP Glossary About us

Linked Accounts tab (user)

The Linked Accounts tab displays the directory accounts linked to the selected user that can be used in session request policies to access the assets or accounts defined within the scope of the policy.

Accounts can be:

  • Manually: Click Add Linked Account from the details toolbar.
  • Automatically: See Adding a directory user group and the check box labeled Automatically link Managed Directory Accounts.

Navigate to Administrative Tools | Users | Linked Accounts.

Table 202: Users: Linked Accounts tab properties
Property Description
Name The account name.
Domain Name The name of the domain where the linked account resides.
Service Account A check in this column indicates that the account is a service account.
Password Request A check in this column indicates that password release requests are enabled for the account.
Session Request A check in this column indicates that session access requests are enabled for the account.


A check in this column indicates that a password is set for the selected account. For more information, see Checking, changing, or setting an account password.

Description Information about the selected account.

Use the following buttons on the details toolbar to manage the linked accounts associated with the selected user.

Table 203: Users: Linked Accounts tab toolbar
Option Description

Add Linked Account

Link the user to one or more accounts. For more information, see Linking a directory account to a user.

Remove Selected

Remove the selected linked account from the selected user.


Update the list of linked accounts.


To locate a specific entitlement or set of entitlements in this list, enter the character string to be used to search for a match. For more information, see Search box.

History (user)

On the History tab, administrators can view or  Export the details of each operation that has affected the selected use on the History tab (except for Asset Administrators).  

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.
Table 204: Users: History tab properties
Property Description
Date/Time The date and time of the event
User 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 user.

The type of operation made to the selected user:

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

NOTE:A membership operation indicates a "relationship" change with a related or parent object such as the selected user was added or removed from the membership of a user group or entitlement.

Related Object The name of the related object.
Related Object Type The type of the related object.
Parent The name of the object to which the selected user is a child.
Parent Object Type The parent object type.

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

Table 205: 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 users

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

Adding a user

It is the responsibility of either the Authorizer Administrator or the User Administrator to add Safeguard for Privileged Passwords users.

To add a user

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Users.
  2. In Users, click Add User from the toolbar.
  3. In the User dialog, provide information in each of the tabs:
Related Topics

Adding users or user groups to an entitlement

Adding users to a user group

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