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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

Creating a partition profile

It is the responsibility of the Asset Administrator or the partition's delegated administrator to add profiles to partitions.

To add a profile to a partition

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list and open the Profiles tab.
  3. Click (or tap) Create Profile from the details toolbar.
  4. On the General tab, supply the following information:

    1. Name: Enter a unique name for the profile.

      Limit: 50 characters

      Required

    2. Description: Enter information about this profile.

      Limit: 255 characters

  5. On the Check Password tab, select a previously defined check password setting from the drop-down menu. Check password settings are the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to verify account passwords.

    Note: Expand the Description to see information about the selected check password setting.

    • Click (or tap) to modify the selected check password setting.
    • Click (or tap) to create a new check password setting.

    Selecting either of these icons displays the Check Password Settings dialog allowing you to specify the appropriate check password settings. For more information, see Adding check password settings.

  6. On the Change Password tab, select a previously defined change password setting from the drop-down menu. Change password settings are the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to reset account passwords.

    Note: Expand the Description to see information about the selected change password setting.

    • Click (or tap) to modify the selected change password setting.
    • Click (or tap) to create a new change password setting.

    Selecting either of these icons displays the Change Password Settings dialog allowing you to specify the appropriate change password settings. For more information, see Adding change password settings.

  7. On the Account Password Rules tab, select a previously defined account password rule. An account password rule is a complexity rule that governs the construction of the new password created by Safeguard for Privileged Passwords during an automatic password change.

    Note: Expand the Description to see information about the selected account password rule.

    • Click (or tap) to modify the selected account password rule.
    • Click (or tap) to create a new account password rule.

    For more information, see Adding an account password rule.

  8. On the Account Discovery tab, select a previously defined account discovery setting. Account discovery settings are the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to perform account discovery. For more information, see Account discovery job workflow.

    Note: Expand the Description to see information about the selected account discovery setting.

  9. On the Password Sync Groups tab, add or update a password sync group governed by the partition profile change schedule. For more information, see Password Sync Groups.

    • Click (or tap) Add to create a new password sync group associated with the partition profile and assign accounts. The Password Sync Group dialog displays. For more information, see Adding a password sync group.
    • Click (or tap) Delete Selected to remove the selected password sync group.
    • Click (or tap) Refresh to refresh the selected password sync group.
    • Click (or tap) Edit to modify the selected sync group and account assignments. The Password Sync Group dialog displays. For more information, see Modifying a password sync group.
    • Click (or tap) Change Sync Group Password to reset the selected sync group password. When selected, accounts in the sync group re-sync with the new sync group password.

  10. Click (or tap) Create Profile to save your selections and create the partition profile.
Related Topics

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

Setting a default partition profile

Assigning a profile to an asset

Account Password Rules

Modifying a parition profile

Note: Any modifications that you make to a profile affects all the assets and accounts governed by that profile.

To modify a partition profile

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list and open the Profiles tab.
  3. Select a profile:
    1. To modify the settings or rules, either double-click (or double-tap) the profile or click (or tap) the  Edit Profile icon.
    2. To add assets to the profile, click (or tap) the  Details icon and switch to the Assets tab of the details window.
    3. To add accounts to the profile, click (or tap) the  Details icon and switch to the Accounts tab of the details window.

      For more information, see Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile.

Setting a default partition profile

When you create a new partition, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords creates a corresponding default profile with default schedules and rules.

Note: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords sets the default schedules to "Never" verify or reset passwords. To change the settings, see Modifying a partition profile.

To set another profile as the default

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list and open the Profiles tab.
  3. Select a profile and click (or tap)  Set as Default from the details toolbar or context menu.

    Note: All assets and accounts that are not explicitly assigned to the default profile are automatically reassigned to the new default profile. For more information, see About profiles.

Note: Each Asset Administrator can set a unique default partition profile. Once you set a default profile, all new assets and accounts you add are automatically assigned to that profile.

Assigning assets or accounts to a partition profile

This topic explains how to assign an asset or an account to a partition profile. You can also configure Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to run automatic asset or account discovery jobs. For more information, see How do I setup discovery jobs.

To add assets or accounts to a partition profile

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Partitions.
  2. In Partitions, select a partition from the object list and open the Profiles tab.
  3. Select a profile and click (or tap) the  Details icon.
  4. To add an asset to the selected partition profile, open the Assets tab.
    1. Click (or tap) Add Asset.
    2. On the Asset dialog, select the assets to be added.
    3. Click (or tap) OK.
  5. To add an account to the selected partition profile, open the Accounts tab.
    1. Click (or tap)  Add Account.
    2. On the Account dialog, select the accounts to be added.
    3. Click (or tap) OK.

      Note: You can only add assets and accounts to a profile that are assigned to the scope of the partition.

If you do not see the account you are looking for, it might be assigned to a different partition. Depending on your Administrator permissions, you can create a new account in the selection dialog. (You must have Asset Administrator permissions to create assets and accounts.)

To create a new account from the Account selection dialog

  1. Click (or tap)  Create New.

    For more information, see Adding an account.

  2. Create additional items, as required.
  3. Click (or tap) OK in the Account selection dialog to assign the new accounts to the selected partition.
Related Topics

Assigning a profile to an asset

Setting a default partition profile

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