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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

Accounts tab

The Administrative Tools | Directories | Accounts tab displays the user accounts associated with the selected directory.

Table 88: Directories: Accounts tab properties
Property Description
Name

Name of a user account you can use to log into the selected directory.

Domain Name The forest root domain name for the selected directory.
Profile The name of the profile that manages the selected directory account.
Service Account A check in this column indicates that the selected account is a service account.
Password Request

A check in this column indicates that password release requests are enabled for this account.

NOTE: Click  Access Requests from the details toolbar to enable or disable a user's ability to request access to the selected directory account.

Session Request

A check in this column indicates that session access requests are enabled for this account.

NOTE: Click  Access Requests from the details toolbar to enable or disable a user's ability to request access to the selected directory account.

Needs a Password Displays if a password is not set for the selected directory account. For more information, see Setting directory account passwords.
Distinguished Name

The distinguished name for the selected directory.

Description

Information about the selected account. Safeguard for Privileged Passwords may truncate the description when it imports the directory account if the description contains more than 255 characters.

When you add a directory, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords adds its service account to the list of accounts in the Accounts tab. By default, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords automatically manages the service account password according to the Check and Change settings in the profile that governs the directory. For more information, see Creating a directory profile. If you do not want Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to manage the service account password, add the account to a profile that is set to never change passwords.

When you add the directory, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords automatically adds the service account to the directory's Accounts tab and disables it for access requests. If you want the password to be available for release, click Access Requests and select Enable Password Request from the details toolbar. If you want to enable session access, select Enable Session Request.

Use these buttons on the details toolbar to manage your directory accounts.

Table 89: Directories: Accounts tab toolbar
Option Description
Add Account

Add directory accounts to the selected directory. For more information, see Adding directory accounts to a directory.

Delete Selected

Remove the selected directory account. For more information, see Deleting a directory.

Refresh

Update the list of directory accounts.

Manage Discovery

Add or modify directory account discovery jobs. For more information, see Managing directory account discovery jobs.

Account Security

Menu options include: Check Password, Change Password, and Set Password. For more information, see Checking, changing, or setting an account password.

Password Archive

Display the password history for the selected directory account. For more information, see Viewing password archive.

Access Requests

Select an option to enable or disable a user's ability to request the selected directory account's password or session access. Menu options include:

  • Enable Password Request
  • Disable Password Request
  • Enable Session Request
  • Disable Session Request
Set Profile

Select a profile to manage the selected directory account.

Add to Account Groups

Add the selected account to one or more account groups.

Details

View the general details and tags associated with the selected account.

Search

To locate a specific directory 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.

Profiles tab

The Administrative Tools | Directories |Profiles tab displays the profiles associated with the selected directory. For more information, see About profiles.

Click  Create Profile from the details toolbar to add a profile to the selected directory.

Table 90: Directories: 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 directory profile.

Description

Information about the profile.

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

Table 91: Directories: Profiles tab toolbar
Option Description
Create Profile

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

Delete Selected

Remove the selected directory profile. For more information, see Deleting a directory.

Refresh

Update the list of directory profiles.

Edit Profile

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

Set as Default

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

Details

View additional details about the selected directory profile.

Search

To locate a specific directory 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

Adding accounts to a directory 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

The Administrative Tools |Directories | Discovered Accounts tab allows you to add directory accounts to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords as a result of any directory account discovery jobs that have run against the selected directory. For more information, see Directory account discovery job workflow.

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

Table 92: Directories: Discovered Accounts tab properties
Property Description
Status

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

Account Name

The name of the discovered directory account.

Domain Name

The name of the domain where the discovered account resides.

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 your discovered directory accounts.

Table 93: Directories: Discovered Accounts tab toolbar
Option Description
Manage

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

Ignore

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

Refresh

Update the 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.

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