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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.4 - Administration Guide

Introduction System requirements Installing the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client Setting up Safeguard for Privileged Passwords for the first time Getting acquainted with the console Privileged access requests Toolbox Accounts Account Groups Assets Asset Groups Directories Entitlements Partitions Settings
Access Request settings Appliance settings Asset Management settings Backup and Retention settings Certificate settings Cluster settings External Integration settings Messaging settings Profile settings Access settings Sessions settings
Users User Groups Disaster recovery Administrator permissions Preparing systems for management Troubleshooting Frequently asked questions
How do I access the API How do I audit transaction activity How do I configure external federation authentication How do I manage accounts on unsupported platforms How do I modify the appliance configuration settings How do I prevent Safeguard for Privileged Passwords messages when making RDP connections How do I see which assets and/or accounts are governed by a profile How do I set the appliance system time How do I setup discovery jobs How do Safeguard for Privileged Passwords database servers use SSL What are the access request states What do I do when an appliance goes into quarantine What is required for One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Privileged Sessions What is required to integrate with Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence What needs to be set up to use Application to Application What role-based email notifications are generated by default When does the rules engine run for dynamic grouping and tagging Why did the password change during an open request Why join Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to One Identity Starling
Safeguard Desktop Player Appendix: Safeguard ports

Prepare Amazon Web Services platforms

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords supports Amazon Web Services (AWS), a secure cloud services platform.

When adding an Amazon Web Services asset, the Network Address must contain the AWS Account ID or Alias.

To prepare Amazon Web Services platforms for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. In Safeguard for Privileged Passwords:
    1. Add Amazon's certificate and AWS certificate's root CA to the Trusted Certificates store in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

    2. Configure an Identity and Access Management (IAM) user to use as a service account.
    3. Assign the IAM service account to the AdministratorAccess security policy.
  2. In Amazon:

    1. Create an access key for the IAM service account. Amazon creates a pair of data items called a Secret Key and a public Access Key ID. Take a note of both the Access Key ID and Secret Key. You will need them when you add the Amazon Web Services asset to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

Prepare Cisco devices

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords supports both Cisco Private Internet eXchange (PIX) firewall security appliances and PIX Internetwork Operating System (IOS) routers and switches. Cisco PIX and Cisco IOS use the SSH protocol to connect to the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords supports both SSH version 1 and version 2.

To prepare a Cicso device for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. Create a service account on the asset and assign it a password.
  2. Enable and configure the SSH server to allow the service account to log in remotely.

  3. Configure the Privilege Level Password (that is, the system enable password). This password is required when adding the asset to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

    Note: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords manages accounts found in the startup configuration file, not in the running configuration file.

  4. Add the Cisco device to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords using password authentication.

Prepare Dell iDRAC devices

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords supports the Dell Remote Access Controller that is integrated with Dell PowerEdge servers. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses the SSH protocol to connect to iDRAC devices.

To prepare an iDRAC device for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. Use iDRAC to create a service account with administrator privileges and assign it a password.

    The service account must have login privileges and must be able to configure users.

  2. Verify that SSH is enabled in the iDRAC Network settings.
  3. In Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, create the asset and accounts for the iDRAC device using password authentication.

Prepare ESXi VMware hosts

Important: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords can only manage local users on a VMware host.

To prepare a VMware ESXi host for Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

  1. Use an existing account or create a new account as the service account on the asset and assign it a password.

    The default administrator account is suitable.

  2. Grant the service account the privileges required to set user passwords using the web management API.
  3. When adding a VMware ESXi host to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords:
    1. Specify the network address.
    2. Specify port 443 as the HTTPS port.
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