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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

Directory Change Password

Directory change password settings are the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to reset directory account passwords.

Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Profile | Directory Change Password. The Directory Change Password page displays the following about the listed directory change password setting rules.

Table 213: Directory Change Password: Properties
Property Description
Name

The name of the rule.

Directory The directory that uses the rule.
Description

Information about the rule.

Schedule Displays the selected rule's schedule.

Use these toolbar buttons to manage the directory change password setting rules.

Table 214: Directory Change Password: Toolbar
Option Description
Add Change Password Setting Add a directory account change password rule. For more information, see Adding directory change password settings.
Delete Selected

Remove the selected rule.

Refresh Update the list of directory account password change rules.
Edit Modify the selected rule.
Copy "Clone" the selected rule.

Adding directory change password settings

It is the responsibility of the Asset Administrator or the partition's delegated administrator to configure the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to reset directory account passwords.

To add a password reset schedule for directory accounts

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools| Settings | Profile | Directory Change Password.
  2. Click Add Change Password Setting to open the Change Password Settings dialog.
  3. Browse to select a directory.
  4. Enter a Name of up to 50 characters for the rule.
  5. Enter a Description of up to 255 characters for the rule.
  6. Click the Schedule button and choose an interval.
  7. In the Schedule dialog,
    1. Interval: Choose Never, Minute, Hour, Day, Week, or Month.

      NOTE: Best Practice: Do not use the Minute interval.

    2. Time of day: Set the start time.
    3. Repeat interval: Select the interval you would like to repeat the password reset task.

      • If Weekly, select which days of the week you want to repeat the change password task.
      • If Monthly, set the task recurrence pattern: Day of month or week of month and day of week.
    4. Time Zone: Select the time zone.
  8. Optionally select this option:
    1. Change the Password Even if a Release is Active: Select this option to allow a password change even when a password release is active.
    2. Require Current Password: Select this option to require Safeguard for Privileged Passwords to use the current password to change the directory account password. If you clear this option, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords will change the account password without requiring the current password.
    3. Suspend account when not checked out (supported platforms): Select this option to automatically suspend managed accounts that are not in use. That is, the account on a managed asset is suspended until a request is made for it through Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, at which time Safeguard for Privileged Passwords restores the account. Once the request is checked in or closed, the account is again suspended.

      Click the supported platforms link to display a list of platforms that support this feature.

Directory Check Password

Directory check password settings are the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to verify directory account passwords.

Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Profile | Directory Check Password. The Directory Check Password page displays the following about the listed directory account check password setting rules.

Table 215: Directory Check Password: Properties
Property Description
Name

The name of the rule.

Directory The directory that uses the rule.
Description

Information about the rule.

Schedule Displays the selected rule's schedule.

Use these toolbar buttons to manage the directory account check password setting rules.

Table 216: Directory Check Password: Toolbar
Option Description
Add Check Password Setting Add a directory account check password rule. For more information, see Adding directory check password settings.
Delete Selected

Remove the selected rule.

Refresh Update the list of directory account check password rules.
Edit Modify the selected rule.
Copy "Clone" the selected rule.

Adding directory check password settings

It is the responsibility of the Asset Administrator or the partition's delegated administrator to configure the rules Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uses to verify directory account passwords.

To add a password validation schedule for directory accounts

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Profile | Directory Check Password.
  2. Click Add Check Password Setting to open the Check Password Settings dialog.
  3. Browse to select a directory.
  4. Enter a Name of up to 50 characters for the rule.
  5. Enter a Description of up to 255 characters for the rule.
  6. Click the Schedule button and choose an interval.
  7. In the Schedule dialog,
    1. Interval: Choose Never, Minute, Hour, Day, Week, or Month.

      NOTE: Best Practice: Do not use the Minute interval.

    2. Time of day: Set the start time.
    3. Repeat interval: Select the interval you would like to repeat the password check task.

      • If Weekly, select which days of the week you want to repeat the password check task.
      • If Monthly, set the task recurrence pattern: Day of month or week of month and day of week.
    4. Time Zone: Select the time zone.
  8. Optionally select this option:

    • Change Password on Mismatch: Select this option to automatically change a password when Safeguard for Privileged Passwords detects the password in the appliance database differs from the password on the asset.
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