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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 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

Domain controller issue

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords does not manage passwords for accounts on domain controllers; Safeguard for Privileged Passwords manages passwords for accounts on a domain controller through a directory that hosts the domain controller. For more information, see Adding directory accounts to a directory.

Networking issue

If you are having system connectivity issues, here are some things to consider:

  • Are there security rules on the network (such as firewalls or routers) that might be preventing this traffic?
  • Is traffic from Safeguard for Privileged Passwords routable to the network address of the managed system?
  • Are there any problems with cables, hubs, or switches, and so forth?

You could be experiencing network issues like these:

  • a network outage
  • a router misconfiguration
  • an unplugged wire
  • a switch not working

If Safeguard for Privileged Passwords suspends event notifications, try logging out and logging back in to re-subscribe to SignalR.

Windows WMI connection failure

To enable Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to manage Windows assets, you must configure your firewall to allow Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

Timeout errors causing operations to fail

If you experience any timeout errors, wait a few minutes and retry the operation.

If you are performing clustering operations in the background, for example adding replicas to a cluster, wait for the cluser operations to complete before performing other operations in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

TIP: A timeout error can appear as a "Request failed. A task was canceled." error message.
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