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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

Copying an asset or asset account tag to another partition

desktop client only

Tags for assets and asset accounts belong to a partition. Use the Copy button on the Tags pane on the Asset Management settings page to clone an asset or asset account tag and assign it to a different partition.

You cannot modify the partition assignment of an existing tag using the Edit operation. Use this Copy operation to clone the tag and assign it to an additional partition.

To copy an asset or asset account tag to another partition

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Asset Management | Tags.
  2. Click the toolbar button. The Copy to dialog displays, allowing you to select one or more partitions.

  3. Select the check box for the partitions to which the selected tag is to be assigned.

    If you have Asset Administrator permissions, you can create a new partition by clicking Create New. For more information, see Adding a partition.

  4. Click OK. If a tag with the same name already exits in the selected partition, you will be asked if you want to replace the tag.

Viewing asset and asset account tag assignments

desktop client only

Use the Occurrences button on the Tags pane on the Asset Management page to view a list of all the assets and asset accounts assigned to a tag.

To view asset and asset account tag assignments

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Asset Management | Tags.
  2. Select a tag from the list.
  3. Click the Occurrences toolbar button.

    The Occurrences dialog displays, which contains a list of all the assets and accounts assigned to the selected dynamic tag:

    • Name: Name of the asset or account.
    • Asset: The name of the asset.
    • Type: Whether the occurrence identifies an Asset or Account associated with the named Asset.
  4. Use the Search box to locate a specific tag or set of tags in this list. Enter the character string to be used to search for a match.
  5. Click Close to close the dialog and return to the Tags pane.

Backup and Retention settings

Use the Backup and Retention settings to manage your Safeguard for Privileged Passwords backups and archive servers.

It is the responsibility of the Appliance Administrator to configure the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords backup and retention settings.

To ensure the security of the hardware appliance, backups taken from a hardware appliance cannot be restored on virtual appliances, and backups taken from a virtual appliance cannot be restored on a hardware appliance.

Go to Backup and Retention:

  • web client: Navigate to  Settings | Backup and Retention.
  • desktop client: Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Backup and Retention.
Table 134: Backup and Retention settings
Setting Description
Archive servers Where you add and manage archive servers for storing backup files and session recordings

Audit Log Maintenance

Where you define the audit logs to be archived and purged as well as a schedule for performing the audit log archival task

Safeguard Backup and Restore Where you initiate or schedule a backup, upload or download a backup file, or specify the archive server where a backup file is to be stored
Safeguard Backup Retention Where you enable (or disable) backup retention and set the maximum number of backup files you want Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to store on the appliance

About backups

One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords backs up the following:

  • All settings, except:

    • Appliance IP address
    • Network Time Protocol (NTP) configurations
    • Domain Name System (DNS) configuration
  • Transaction history
  • All information about Safeguard for Privileged Passwords objects:

    • Accounts
    • Account groups
    • Assets
    • Asset groups
    • Entitlements
    • Partitions
    • Users
    • User groups

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords encrypts and signs the data before it makes it available for downloading to an off-appliance storage. Only a genuine Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance can decrypt the backup, and then only when it is on the appliance. This means that if a backup has been downloaded from an appliance for off-appliance storage, you must first upload it to an appliance, which will verify the signature, ensuring that it is an authentic backup for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

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