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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

Profiles tab

The Profiles tab lists the profiles associated with this partition. For more information, see About profiles.

Click (or tap)  Create Profile from the details toolbar to add a profile to the selected partition.

Table 125: Partitions: Profiles tab properties
Property Description
Name

Password management profile name.

Default "Default" displays in this column for the default profile. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile.
Description Information about the selected profile.

Use these buttons on the details toolbar to manage your partitions profiles.

Table 126: Partitions: Profiles tab toolbar
Option Description

Create Profile

Add a profile to the selected partition. For more information, see Creating a partition profile.

Deleted Selected

Remove the selected partition profile.

Refresh

Update the list of partition profiles.

Edit Profile

Modify the selected partition profile. For more information, see Modifying a partition profile.

Set as Default

Set the selected profile as the default partition profile. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile.

Details

View additional details about the selected partition profile.

Search

To locate a specific partition profile or set of profiles in this list, enter the character string to be used to search for a match. For more information, see Search box.

Related Topics

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

How do I see which assets and/or accounts are governed by a profile

About profiles

A profile is a set of configuration settings for a set of accounts in a partition or directory.

When you create a new partition or directory, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords creates a corresponding default profile with default schedules and rules. You can create multiple profiles to govern the accounts assigned to a partition or directory. Both assets and accounts are assigned to the scope of a profile.

For example, suppose you have an asset with 12 accounts and you configure the profile to check and change passwords every 60 days. If you want the password managed for one of those accounts every 7 days, you can create another profile and add the individual account to the new profile. Now, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords will check and change all the passwords on this asset every 60 days except for this account, which will change every 7 days.

Implicit and explicit association

It is important to understand the difference between implicit and explicit assignments to a profile.

Implicit associations

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords makes implicit assignments. For example, when you add an asset to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, it automatically adds the asset to the default partition and assigns it to the scope of the default profile. This is called implicit association. Assets implicitly inherit the partition's default profile. Similarly, accounts inherit their parent asset’s profile. That means when you add an account to an asset, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords implicitly adds that account to its asset’s profile.

Later if you reassign the asset to another profile, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords automatically reassigns all of the asset’s associated accounts to the new profile.

Explicit associations

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to explicitly add an asset or an account to a specific profile. When you explicitly assign an asset to a profile, it overrides the implicit inheritance from the partition so the asset's profile is no longer determined by its partition. Similarly, when you explicitly assign an account to a profile, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords overrides the implicit inheritance from the asset and the account’s profile is no longer determined by its asset.

Now if you reassign the asset to another profile, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords will not reassign the asset’s associated accounts that were explicitly assigned to the old profile.

Resetting the default profile

If you set another profile as the default, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords implicitly reassigns all assets and their associated accounts to that new default, but it will not reassign any assets or accounts that you have explicitly assigned to a profile. Once the implicit inheritance is broken, changing a partition's (or directory's) default profile has no effect on the scope of a profile. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile or Setting a default directory profile.

Related Topics

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

Adding accounts to a directory profile

Assigning a profile to an asset

Account Password Rules

How do I manage accounts on unsupported platforms

How do I see which assets and/or accounts are governed by a profile

Discovered Accounts tab

A partition's Discovered Accounts tab allows you to add accounts to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords as a result of any account discovery jobs that have run against the assets in the selected partition. For more information, see Account discovery job workflow.

The Discovered Accounts tab displays the following for the selected partition.

Table 127: Partitions: Discovered Accounts tab properties
Property Description
Status

Indicates Ignored or Managed or is blank for any account that you have not previously tagged as Ignore or Manage.

Account Name

The name of the discovered account.

Asset Name

The asset associated with the discovered account.

Profile

The name of the profile that manages the account.

Date/Time Discovered

The date and time when the account was discovered.

Use these buttons on the details toolbar to manage the discovered accounts.

Table 128: Partitions: Discovered Accounts tab toolbar
Option Description

Manage

Select to add the selected account to the selected partition, and assign it to the scope of the default profile. For more information, see Setting a default partition profile.

Ignore

Select to prevent Safeguard for Privileged Passwords from managing the selected account.

Refresh

Retrieve and display an updated list of discovered accounts.

Search

To locate a specific account or set of accounts in this list, enter the character string to be used to search for a match. For more information, see Search box.

History tab

The History tab allows you to view or export the details of each operation that has affected the selected partition.

The History tab contains the following information:

  • Items: Total number of entries in the history log.
  • Search: For more information, see Search box.

  • Time Frame: By default the history details are displayed for the last 24 hours. Click (or tap) one of the time intervals at the top of the grid to display history details for a different time frame. If the display does not refresh after selecting a different time interval, click (or tap) Refresh.
Table 129: Partitions: History tab properties
Property Description
Date/Time The date and time of the event.
User The display name of the user that triggered the event.
Source IP The network DNS name or IP address of the managed system that triggered the event.
Object Name The name of the selected partition.
Event

The type of operation made to the selected partition:

  • Create
  • Delete
  • Update
  • Add Membership
  • Remove Membership

NOTE: A membership operation indicates a "relationship" change with a related or parent object such as a delegated administrator was added or removed from the selected partition.

Related Object The name of the related object.
Related Object Type The type of the related object.
Parent The name of the object to which the selected partition is a child.
Parent Object Type The parent object type.

Select an event to display this additional information for some types of events (for example, create and update events).

Table 130: Additional History tab properties
Property Description
Property The property that was updated.
Old Value The value of the property before it was updated.
New Value The new value of the property.
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