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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

Download

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to save a selected backup file in a location on your computer.

To download the backup file

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Backup and Retention | Safeguard Backup and Restore.
  2. Select a backup file and click (or tap) Download.
  3. Browse to select a location of your choice.
  4. Give the file a name and click (or tap) OK.

Note: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords copies the backup file; it does not remove the backup from the list displayed on the Backup and Restore page.

Upload

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to retrieve a backup file from a file location and add it to the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Backup and Restore page list on the appliance.

To upload a backup file

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Backup and Retention | Safeguard Backup and Restore.
  2. Click (or tap)  Upload.
  3. Browse to select a backup file and click (or tap) Open.

Restore

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to restore the data on your appliance to a selected backup.

Caution: If you restore a backup that is older than the Maximum Password Age set in the Login Control settings, all user accounts (including the bootstrap administrator) will be disabled and you will have to reset all of the user account passwords. If your bootstrap administrator's password is locked out, you can reset it from the recovery kiosk. For more information, see Admin password reset.

To restore Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to a backup

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Backup and Retention | Safeguard Backup and Restore.
  2. Select a backup.

    Note: If the backup file is not listed, you can Upload it first.

  3. Click (or tap) Restore.
  4. In the Restore dialog, enter the word Restore in the box and click (or tap) OK.

    Safeguard for Privileged Passwords automatically restarts the appliance, if necessary.

  5. Once the appliance is fully operational, it asks you to restart the Windows desktop client.

Note: All modifications to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords objects since the backup was created will be lost.

Caution: After a restore, requesters, approvers, and reviewers will not have access to any access request workflow events that were in process at the time of the backup. The Activity Center displays those workflow events as incomplete.

Note: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords does not restore the appliance IP address, NTP settings or the DNS settings. To verify that these settings are correct after a restore, go to Settings | Appliance Information.

Archive backup

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords allows you to store backup files on an external archive server.

To archive a backup file

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Backup and Retention | Safeguard Backup and Restore.
  2. Select the backup to be archived.
  3. Click (or tap)  Archive and select Archive Backup.
  4. In the Archive Servers selection dialog, choose an archive server.

    NOTE: You can add an archive server from the Archive Servers selection dialog by clicking the Add Archive Server toolbar button.

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords copies the backup file to the archive server.

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