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One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2.7 - Release Notes

Appliance specifications

Appliance specifications

The Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is built specifically for use only with the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords privileged management software that is already installed and ready for immediate use. It comes hardened to ensure the system is secure at the hardware, operating system, and software levels.

The One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance specifications and power requirements are as follows.

Table 8: Safeguard 2000 Appliance: Feature specifications
Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Feature / Specification
Processor Intel Xeon E3-1275v5 3.60 GHz
# of Processors 1
# of Cores per Processor 4
L2/L3 Cache 4 x 256KB L2, 8MB L3 SmartCache
Chipset Intel C236 Chipset
DIMMs DDR4-2400 ECC Unbuffered DIMMs
RAM 32GB
Internal HD Controller LSI MegaRAID SAS 9391-4i 12Gbps SAS3
Disk 4 x Seagate EC2.5 1TB SAS 512e
Availability TPM 2.0, EEC Memory, Redundant PSU
I/O Slots x16 PCIe 3.0, x8 PCIe 3.0
RAID RAID10
NIC/LOM 3 x Intel i210-AT GbE
Power Supplies Redundant, 700W, Auto Ranging (100v~240V), ACPI compatible
Fans 4 x 40mm Counter-rotating, Non-hot-swappable
Chassis 1U Rack

Dimensions

(HxWxD)

43 x 437.0 x 597.0 (mm)

1.7 x 17.2 x 23.5 (in)

Weight Max: 46 lbs (20.9 Kg)
Miscellaneous FIPS Compliant Chassis
Table 9: Safeguard 2000 Appliance: Power requirements
Input Voltage 100-240 Vac
Frequency 50-60Hz
Power Consumption (Watts) 170.9
BTU 583

Appliance LCD and controls

Appliance LCD and controls

The front panel of the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance contains the following controls for powering on, powering off, and scrolling through the LCD display.

  • Green check mark button: Use the Green check mark button to start the appliance. Press the Green check mark button for NO more than one second to power on the appliance.

    Caution: Once the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is booted, DO NOT press and hold the Green check mark button. Holding this button for four or more seconds will cold reset the power of the appliance and may result in damage.
  • Red X button: Use the Red X button to shut down the appliance. Press and hold the Red X button for four seconds until the LCD displays POWER OFF.

    Caution: Once the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is booted, DO NOT press and hold the Red X button for more than 13 seconds. This will hard power off the appliance and may result in damage.
  • Down, up, left and right arrow buttons: When the appliance is running, the LCD home screen displays: Safeguard for Privileged Passwords <version number>. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the following details:
    • Serial: <appliance serial number>
    • X0: <appliance IP address>
    • X1: <IP address of the sessions module interface>

      If one or more Safeguard Sessions Appliances are joined to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, X1 is not available in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

    • MGMT: <management IP address>
    • MGMT MAC: <media access control address>
    • IPMI: <IP address for IPMI>

 

 

 

Table 10: Appliance LCD and controls
Control Description

Green check mark button

Use the Green check mark button to start the appliance. Press the Green check mark button for NO more than one second to power on the appliance.

Caution: Once the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is booted, DO NOT press and hold the Green check mark button. Holding this button for four or more seconds will cold reset the power of the appliance and may result in damage.

Red X button

Use the Red X button to shut down the appliance. Press and hold the Red X button for four seconds until the LCD displays POWER OFF.

Caution: Once the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is booted, DO NOT press and hold the Red X button for more than 13 seconds. This will hard power off the appliance and may result in damage.
Down, up, left and right arrow buttons

When the appliance is running, the LCD home screen displays:

  • Safeguard for Privileged Passwords <version number>

Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the following details:

  • Serial: <appliance serial number>
  • X0: <appliance IP address>
  • X1: <IP address of the sessions module interface>

    If one or more Safeguard Sessions Appliances are joined to Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, X1 is not available in Safeguard for Privileged Passwords.

  • MGMT: <management IP address>
  • MGMT MAC: <media access control address>
  • IPMI: <IP address for IPMI>

Product licensing

The One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance ships with the following modules, each requiring a valid license to enable functionality:

  • One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords
  • One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions

To add a Safeguard for Privileged Passwords module license

The first time you log into the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client as the Appliance Administrator, it prompts you to add a license. In addition, you can add additional Safeguard for Privileged Passwords module licenses.

  1. Navigate to Administrative Tools | Settings | Appliance | Licensing in the desktop client.
  2. Click .
  3. Browse to select the license file.

    Once you add a license, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords displays the current license information and additional links that allow you to update the license.

  4. To add another module license, click Add Another License from the Success dialog.

Note: To avoid disruptions in the use of Safeguard for Privileged Passwords, the Appliance Administrator must configure the SMTP server, and define email templates for the License Expired and the License Expiring Soon event types. This ensures you will be notified of an approaching expiration date.

Update and installation instructions

The One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance is built specifically for use only with the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords software that is already installed and ready for immediate use.

To setup a new One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance

If this is a new One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance, see the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance Setup Guide that was included in the package with your appliance. You can also find this guide on the One Identity Support Portal: https://support.oneidentity.com/one-identity-safeguard/2.1/technical-documents.

To update an existing Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 2000 Appliance with this patch

It is the responsibility of the Appliance Administrator to upgrade One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords by installing an update file (patch). Consider the following:

  • Minimum patch version: 2.0.1.5037. If you are running an earlier version of the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Appliance, you must upgrade to this version before applying the 2.7 patch.
  • Clustered environment: Please see the Patching cluster members section in the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged PasswordsAdministration Guide for instructions on how to deploy a patch so all appliances in the cluster are on the same version.

IMPORTANT: Always back up your appliance before you install an update file. Once you install an update file, you cannot uninstall it. For more information, see the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords Administration Guide.

Download the latest update from the One Identity Support Portal:

https://support.oneidentity.com/one-identity-safeguard/

To install the software patch

  1. As an Appliance Administrator, log into the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client.
  2. From the Home page, select Administrative Tools.
  3. Select Settings | Appliance | Updates.

    The current appliance and client versions are displayed.

  4. Click Upload a File and browse to select the update file you downloaded from the One Identity support web site.

    NOTE: When you select a file, Safeguard for Privileged Passwords uploads it to the server, but does not install it.

  5. Once the file has successfully uploaded, click Install Now.
To install the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client

To define and enforce security policy for your enterprise, install the Windows desktop client application which gives you access to the Administrative Tools. You install the Windows desktop client by means of an MSI package which can be downloaded from the appliance web client portal. You do not need administrator privileges to install the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client.

NOTE: When you install the Windows desktop client, the following is also installed:

  • Safeguard for Privileged Passwords PuTTY which is used to launch the SSH client for SSH session requests.

Installing the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client application

  1. To download the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords desktop client Windows installer .msi file, open a browser and navigate to:

    https://<Appliance IP>/Safeguard.msi

    Save the Safeguard.msi file in a location of your choice.

  2. Run the MSI package.
  3. Select Next in the Welcome dialog.
  4. Accept the End-User License Agreement and select Next.
  5. Select Install to begin the installation.
  6. Select Finish to exit the desktop client setup wizard.

Installing the Desktop Player

CAUTION: If the Desktop Player is not installed and a user tries to play back a session from the Activity Center, a message like the following will display: No Desktop Player. The Safeguard Desktop Player is not installed. Would you like to install it now? The user will need to click Yes to go to the download page to install the player following step 2 below.

  1. Once the Safeguard for Privileged Passwords installation is complete, go to the Windows Start menu, Safeguard folder and click Download Safeguard Player to be taken to the One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions - Download Software web page.
  2. Follow the Install Safeguard Desktop Player section of the player user guide found here:

    1. Click this link: One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions - Technical Documentation.
    2. Scroll to User Guide and click One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions [version] Safeguard Desktop Player User Guide.

New Desktop Player versions

When you have installed a version of the Safeguard Desktop Player application, you will need to uninstall the previous version to upgrade to a newer player version.

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