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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions 6.6.1 - Safeguard Desktop Player User Guide

Summary of changes Features and limitations First steps Validate audit trails Replay audit trails Replay encrypted audit trails Replay encrypted audit trails from the command line Replay audit files in follow mode Search in the content of the current audit file Search query examples Export the audit trail as video Sharing an encrypted audit trail Replay X11 sessions Export transferred files from SCP, SFTP, HTTP, and RDP audit trails Export raw network traffic in PCAP format Export screen content text Troubleshooting the Safeguard Desktop Player Install Safeguard Desktop Player Keyboard shortcuts

Install Safeguard Desktop Player on Windows

The following describes how to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application.

NOTE: If using the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client application to view audit trails for trails created and indexed with Safeguard for Privileged Sessions (SPS), see Install Safeguard Desktop Player on Windows if using the SPP desktop client application.

Prerequisites:
  • You must have a valid support portal account with access to SPS downloads.

  • Microsoft Windows:

    64-bit version of Windows 7 or newer. Install the appropriate driver for your graphic card.

    For details, see Safeguard Desktop Player system requirements.

  • If you already have an earlier version of the Safeguard Desktop Player application installed on the host (version 1.8 or earlier), uninstall the previous installation. For future versions of the Safeguard Desktop Player, you do not need to uninstall the previous version before you can install the new version as this will be done automatically.

To install the Safeguard Desktop Player application

  1. Download the Safeguard Desktop Player application for Windows from the Downloads page.

    • Navigate to the download directory and start the downloaded file.

    • Silent install if using terminal: Alternatively, from terminal, use the msiexec /quiet silent install to install the Safeguard Desktop Player, for example, msiexec /i <player.msi> INSTALLFOLDER="C:\Users\<yourusername>\AppData\Local\Safeguard\" /quiet

    The installation wizard opens.

  2. Figure 2: Setup preferences

    Click Next to create the start menu icon, and register the audit trail file extensions.

  3. Figure 3: Select the installation folder

    Select the installation folder for the Safeguard Desktop Player application, then click Next.

    The default installation folder is C:\Users\<yourusername>\AppData\Local\Safeguard.

    Click Next.

  4. Read the Software Transaction, License and End User License Agreements of Safeguard Desktop Player, select I accept the license, then click Next.

  5. Click Install to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application, then Finish when the installation is complete.

Install Safeguard Desktop Player on Windows if using the SPP desktop client application

The following describes how to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application if using the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords (SPP) desktop client application to view audit trails for trails created and indexed with Safeguard for Privileged Sessions (SPS).

From Safeguard Desktop Player version 1.9, the default installation folder on Microsoft Windows has changed from C:\Program Files\Safeguard\Safeguard Desktop Player to C:\Users\<yourusername>\AppData\Local\Safeguard\. SPP still looks for Safeguard Desktop Player at the previous location, that is, C:\Program Files\Safeguard Desktop Player.

When installing Safeguard Desktop Player version 1.9 or later to use with the SPP desktop client application, change the default installation folder to C:\Program Files\Safeguard\Safeguard Desktop Player as described below.

Prerequisites:
  • You must have a valid support portal account with access to SPS downloads.

  • Microsoft Windows:

    64-bit version of Windows 7 or newer. Install the appropriate driver for your graphic card.

    For details, see Safeguard Desktop Player system requirements.

  • If you already have an earlier version of the Safeguard Desktop Player application installed on the host (version 1.8 or earlier), uninstall the previous installation.

To install the Safeguard Desktop Player application on Windows if using the SPP desktop client application

  1. Download the Safeguard Desktop Player application for Windows from the Downloads page.

  2. Open a terminal with elevated privileges.

  3. Enter msiexec /i <player.msi> INSTALLFOLDER="C:\ProgramFiles\Safeguard" /quiet

    The Safeguard Desktop Player will be installed at C:\Program Files\Safeguard Desktop Player and you can use it with the SPP desktop client application.

Install Safeguard Desktop Player on Linux

The following describes how to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application.

Prerequisites:
  • You must have a valid support portal account with access to SPS downloads.

  • Linux:

    RHEL 6, CentOS 6, or newer. The Safeguard Desktop Player application will probably run on other distributions as well that have at least libc6 version 2.12 installed.

    For details, see Safeguard Desktop Player system requirements.

  • If you already have an earlier version of the Safeguard Desktop Player application installed on the host, uninstall the previous installation. If you want to keep the previous installation for some reason, install the new version into a different directory.

To install the Safeguard Desktop Player application

  1. Download the Safeguard Desktop Player application for Linux from the Downloads page.

  2. Open a terminal, and navigate to the download directory.

  3. Start the downloaded file.

    • Install for every user (system-wide installation): System-wide installation requires root privileges. To install Safeguard Desktop Player for every user on the host, issue the following commands:

      chmod +x ./desktop_player_installer.1.0.17.release.run; sudo ./desktop_player_installer.1.0.17.release.run
    • Install for the current user: You can install the Safeguard Desktop Player application with user privileges. To install Safeguard Desktop Player for the current user on the host, issue the following commands:

      chmod +x ./desktop_player_installer.1.0.17.release.run; ./desktop_player_installer.1.0.17.release.run

    The installation wizard opens. Click Next.

  4. Figure 4: Select the installation folder

    Select the installation folder for the Safeguard Desktop Player application, then click Next.

    The default installation folder on Linux is ~/SafeguardDesktopPlayer.

    Click Next.

  5. Read the Software Transaction, License and End User License Agreements of Safeguard Desktop Player, select I accept the license, then click Next.

  6. Click Install to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application, then Finish when the installation is complete.

Install Safeguard Desktop Player on Mac

The following describes how to install the Safeguard Desktop Player application.

Prerequisites:
  • You must have a valid support portal account with access to SPS downloads.

  • macOS High Sierra 10.13, or newer.

    For details, see Safeguard Desktop Player system requirements.

  • If you already have an earlier version of the Safeguard Desktop Player application installed on the host, uninstall the previous installation. If you want to keep the previous installation for some reason, install the new version into a different directory.

To install the Safeguard Desktop Player application

  1. Download the Safeguard Desktop Player application for Mac from the Downloads page.

  2. Double-click the desktop_player_installer.version.release.dmg to open the installer, then drag the Safeguard Desktop Player app to the Applications folder.

    Figure 5: Drag app to the Applications folder

  3. If your Mac is set to allow apps only from the App Store, you get a warning that you cannot install the application. You can temporarily override your Mac security settings and open the application as follows:

    Figure 6: Safely open apps on your Mac — Warning message

    1. In Finder, control-click the Safeguard Desktop Player application.

    2. Select Open from the menu, and in the dialog that appears, click Open.

      The Safeguard Desktop Player application is now saved as an exception to your security settings, and you can open it in the future by double-clicking it, just as you can any authorized app.

  4. Open an audit trail to replay. For more information, see Replay audit trails.

    Figure 7: Replay audit trail

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