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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

Adding a password sync group

desktop client only

The Asset Administrator or a partition's delegated administrator defines the password sync group. An account can belong to only one password sync group. To assign sync groups and related accounts when adding the profile to a partition, see Creating a profile

To create a password sync group

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Password Management | Password Sync Groups.
  2. Click Add to open the Password Sync Group dialog.

  3. Click Browse to select a Profile. The Profile name displays.

    NOTE: Multiple password sync groups can be added to a profile. The profile change schedule is applied to the sync group. The sync group controls the tasks to change the passwords for the accounts in the sync group. Change tasks occur in the order of password sync group account priority . For more information, see Password sync group account priority.

  4. Enter a Name of up to 100 characters.
  5. Enter a Description of up to 255 characters.
  6. Click Add and select one or more Accounts to be synchronized.

    The Accounts list displays with the following information about the account: Name, Parent, Service Account, Needs a Password ( if yes or if no), and Description. Click any columns to sort the accounts.

  7. Click OK. The following values display:
    • Status: Displayed as if the password is not the same as the sync group, if the password is the same, or if the account is ignored and possibly should not be in the sync group.
    • Priority: The default is priority 0 (the highest). To change the priority, double-click the Priority value, enter the new priority, and click OK. For more information, see Password sync group account priority.
    • System Name: Name of the system (asset) assigned that is associated with the account.
    • Account Name: Name of the account.
    • Last Sync Time: The date and time of the last sync.
  8. Click OK.

Modifying a password sync group

desktop client only

You can make modifications to the account priority within a password sync group, the accounts assigned to a password sync group, or sync the selected account password.

To modify the account priority of a password sync group or perform other modifications

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Password Management | Password Sync Groups.
  2. In the Password Sync Group dialog, select the password sync group, then click Edit.
  3. Modify the Name or Description, if desired.
  4. Click any column in the account list to sort the accounts.
  5. To modify an account priority, select the account then click Edit.

  6. Enter the Priority, then click OK. For more information, see Password sync group account priority.

  7. Perform any of the following account modifications:
    • Click Add to add an account to the password sync group.
    • Click Remove Selected to remove the selected account from the password sync group. This does not delete the account from Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.
    • Click Refresh to update the account list.
    • Click Sync Now to sync the selected account password to match the sync group password. The Status follow:
      • displays when the account password is in sync with the password sync group.
      • displays if the password is not in sync.

Safeguard Access settings

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to configure settings related to accessing One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Go to Access settings:

  • web client: Navigate to  Settings | Safeguard Access.
  • desktop client: Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Safeguard Access.
Table 177: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Access settings
Setting Description

Messaging settings

web client

Where you set Login Notification and the Message of the Day

desktop client: Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Messaging.

Local Login Control Where you configure the user login control settings
Local Password Rule Where you configure user password complexity rules

Time Zone

 

Where you can set the time zone and select whether or not users can change their time zone

Identity and Authentication

web client

Where you configure the identity providers and authentication providers to use when logging into Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

desktop client: Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | External Integration | Identity and Authentication.

Messaging settings

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to set the following notifications.

  • web client: Navigate to  Settings| Safeguard Access.
  • desktop client: Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Messaging.
Table 178: Messaging settings
Setting Description
Login Notification

Where you enable a login banner that users must acknowledge before they can access Safeguard for Privileged Passwords. This message text can be viewed anonymously.

Message of the Day

Where you set the Message of the Day that displays on the Home page. This is only visible to authenticated users after they have logged in.

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