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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 6.9 - 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 Real-Time Reports 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 About us

Step 4: User Administrator adds users

  1. Log in to the desktop client using the User Administrator account.
  2. Add users who can log in to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords (Adding a user).
  3. Grant Help Desk Administrator permissions to one or more users.

Step 5: Asset Administrator adds managed systems

  1. Log in to the desktop client using the Asset Administrator account.
  2. Add partitions and, optionally, delegate partition ownership to other users (Adding a partition).
  3. (Optional) Set the following Password Management settings (or edit the default rules and settings defined when the partition was added):
  4. (Optional) Set the following SSH Key Management settings:
  5. (Optional) Create profiles or edit the default profiles created (Creating a password profile).
  6. Add assets to the appropriate partitions and profiles (Adding an asset).
  7. Add accounts to control access to the assets (Adding an account).

TIP: Create asset and account discovery jobs to discover and, optionally, automatically add assets and accounts to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords. For more information, see Discovery.

Step 6: Security Policy Administrator adds access request policies

  1. Log in to the desktop client using the Security Policy Administrator account.
  2. Set Reasons. (Settings | Access Request | Reasons)
  3. Configure Approval Anywhere. (Settings | External Integration | Approval Anywhere).
  4. Add user groups (Adding a user group).
  5. Add local or directory users to local user groups (Adding users to a user group).
  6. Add account groups (Adding an account group).
  7. Add accounts to account groups (Adding one or more accounts to an account group).
  8. Add entitlements (Adding an entitlement).
  9. Add users or user groups to entitlements (Adding users or user groups to an entitlement).
  10. Create access request policies (Creating an access request policy).

Using the web client

The web client is functionally similar to the desktop client end-user view and useful for requesters, reviewers, and approvers. Many administration functions are available as well. The web client uses a responsive user interface design to adapt to the user's device, from desktops to tablets or mobile phones. Only one user session will persist during a browser session. Any tabs opened after initial authentication will use the existing user session.

NOTE: In this documentation, you will see the following icons which denote the interface:

(web client)

(desktop client)

To log into the web client application

The following steps assume the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance has been configured and licensed. As a Safeguard for Privileged Passwords user, if you get an appliance is unlicensed notification, contact your Appliance Administrator.

  1. From your browser, enter the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords URL with the IP address, such as
  2. If an login notification displays, click OK to accept the notifications and restrictions stated.
  3. On the user log in screen, enter your credentials and click Log in.

Updating your avatar photo

To change your photo in the web client, expand the Username drop-down in the upper right and select My Settings. On the My Settings page, select My Account and click the circle icon with the username. Select the image file (under 64 KiB), then click Open. You can right-click the photo to save or perform other photo options.

Using the left navigation menu

NOTE: Use the button on mobile devices to expand and collapse the navigation menu.

The pages available to you display on the left. You will see Home and, based on your role, you may also see the following pages (depending on role, these pages may already be listed in the left navigation pane without having to expand the top level heading):

  • Access Requests

    • My Requests

    • Personal Password Vault

    • Approvals

    • Reviews

  • Appliance Management:

    • Appliance

    • Backup and Retention

    • Certificates

    • Cluster

    • Enable or Disable Services

    • External Integration

    • Real-Time Reports

    • Safeguard Access

    • Search

You can reduce the left menu using the button located at the bottom of the left navigation menu.

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