One Identity Safeguard 2.5 - 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 and clusters 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, embedded sessions module 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

Help Desk administrator permissions

A help desk administrator:

  • Sets passwords for non-administrative user accounts.
  • Unlocks accounts for all user accounts.

NOTE:  Help Desk Administrators can only view the user object history for their own account.

Table 259: Help Desk administrator: Permissions
Navigation Permissions
Activity Center View and export user activity events.

Administrative Tools | Toolbox

Access to the Users view and the Tasks pane.
Administrative Tools | Settings:  
  • Messaging

Login notification: View only.

Set message of the day.

Administrative Tools | Users

Set passwords and unlock accounts for non-administrator users.

Operations administrator permissions

The Operations administrator monitors the status of the appliance and can reboot the appliance.

NOTE: This user can be a non-interactive user; that is, an automated script or external monitoring system.

Table 260: Operations administrator: Permissions
Navigation Permissions

Activity Center

View and export appliance activity events.

Administrative Tools | Toolbox Access to the Tasks pane.
Administrative Tools | Settings:

 

  • Access Request | Enable or Disable Services

View only.

  • Appliance
  • Monitor status of the appliance.

    Shutdown or restart the appliance.

    Run diagnostics on the appliance.

    Generate a support bundle to assist technical support.

    View licensing information.

    View Networking settings.

    View Time settings.

    View update history.

    • Backup and Retention

    Configure backup and retention settings, define archive servers, and manage backups.

    • Certificates
    View only.
    • Cluster

    View only - monitor the status of the clustered environment.

    • External Integration

    View only.

    • Messaging

    Login notification: View only.

    Set message of the day.

    • Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Access | Login Control
    View only.
    • Sessions
    View only.

    Security Policy administrator permissions

    The Security Policy administrator configures the security policies that govern the access rights to accounts and assets, including the requirements for checking out passwords, such as the maximum duration, if password reasons are required, if emergency access is allowed, and so forth.

    This user configures time restrictions for entitlements and who can request, approve and review access requests.

    • Creates account groups, asset groups and user groups.
    • Creates entitlements.
    • Configures access request policies.
    • Adds users or user groups to entitlements to authorize those accounts to request passwords.

    NOTE: This user may not know any details about the assets.

    NOTE:  Security Policy Administrators can only view the user object history for their own account.

    Table 261: Security Policy administrator: Permissions
    Navigation Permissions

    Dashboard | Access Requests

    Full control to manage access requests.

    Activity Center

    View and export security-related activity events, including access request events.

    Audit access request workflow.

    Reports

    View and export entitlement reports.

    Administrative Tools | Toolbox

    Access to the Accounts Groups, Asset Groups, Entitlements, Users and User Groups view.

    Access to the Tasks pane.

    Administrative Tools | Account Groups

    Add, modify or delete account groups.

    Add accounts to account groups.

    Assign policies to account groups.

    Administrative Tools | Asset Groups

    Add, modify or delete asset groups.

    Add assets to asset groups.

    Assign policies to asset groups.

    Administrative Tools | Entitlements

    Add, modify or delete entitlements.

    Add users or user groups to entitlements.

    Define and maintain access request policies.

    Assign policies to entitlements.

    Administrative Tools | Settings:

     

    • Access Request | Reasons
    Add, modify, or delete reason codes.
    • External Integration | Application to Application

    Add, modify, or delete application registrations.

    • External Integration | Approval Anywhere
    Configure Approval Anywhere service for access request approvals.
    • Messaging

    Login notification: View only.

    Set message of the day.

    Administrative Tools | Users

    Add users to user groups.

    Add users to entitlements.

    Link directory accounts to a user.

    Administrative Tools | User Groups

    Add, modify or delete local user groups.

    Add local or directory users to user groups.

    Assign entitlements to user groups.

    User administrator permissions

    The user administrator:

    • Creates (or imports) Safeguard for Privileged Passwords users.
    • Grants Help Desk Administrator permissions to users.
    • Sets passwords, unlocks, and enables or disables non-administrator user accounts.
    • Adds directory groups, including the associated directory users, if a directory has been added to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

    NOTE: Also has Help Desk Administrator permissions.

    NOTE: User Administrators cannot modify administrator passwords, including their own.

    Important: User Administrators can change the permissions for their own account which may affect their ability to grant Help Desk Administrator permissions to other users. When you make changes to your own permissions, they take effect next time you log in.

    Table 262: User administrator: Permissions
    Navigation Permissions

    Activity Center

    View and export user activity events.

    Administrative Tools | Toolbox

    Access to the Users and User Groups view.

    Access to Tasks pane.

    Administrative Tools | Settings:  
    • External Integration | Identity and Authentication
    View only.
    • Messaging | Message of the Day

    Login notification: View only.

    Set message of the day.

    Administrative Tools | Users

    Add, modify, delete or import local and directory users.

    Set passwords and unlock accounts for non-administrator users.

    Enable or disable non-administrative users.

    Set Help Desk Administrator permissions.

    Administrative Tools | User Groups

    Add or delete directory groups, if a directory has been added to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

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