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Password Manager 5.7.1 - Administration Guide

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Windows 8 Settings

The following table outlines administrative template policy settings for Secure Password Extension in Windows 8, 8.1, and 10 operating systems.

Table 20:

 

Policy name

Description

Set the recurrence interval for toast notification

This policy setting allows you to specify the recurrence interval for displaying the toast notification. This policy setting determines how often toast notification reminding users to create or update their Q&A profiles is displayed. The default value is five minutes. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the default recurrence interval will be used.

Credential Provider’s Description

Display custom description of the Secure Password Extension credential provider

This policy setting lets you define whether to replace the default description the Secure Password Extension credential provider with the text that you specify for required logon languages. The credential provider description is displayed when users select the Secure Password Extension credential provider in the Sign-in options under their user tiles on the logon screen. If you enable this policy setting, the customized description will be displayed for the Secure Password Extension credential provider. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific description of the Secure Password Extension credential provider will be displayed.

Set the custom description in <Language>

This policy setting lets you specify custom description of the Secure Password Extension credential provider in the selected language. If you enable this policy setting, then the custom text will be displayed when users select the Secure Password Extension credential provider in the Sign-in options under their user tiles on the logon screen on computers that use the specified as the logon language. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific description of the Secure Password Extension credential provider will be displayed. Note: If the “Display custom description of the Secure Password Extension credential provider” policy is disabled, then this policy has no effect.

Icon’s Text Label

Display custom labels for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon

This policy setting lets you define whether to replace the default text label for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon with the text that you specify for required logon languages. The text label for the credential provider icon appears in a pop-up when a user hovers over the credential provider’s icon under the Sign-in options on the logon screen. If you enable this policy setting, the custom label will be displayed for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific label for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon will be displayed.

Set the custom label in <Language>

This policy setting lets you specify custom text labels for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon in the selected language. If you enable this policy setting, then the custom label will be displayed when users hover over the credential provider’s icon under the Sign-in options on the logon screen on computers that use the specified language as the logon language. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific label for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon will be displayed. Note: If the “Display custom label for the Secure Password Extension credential provider’s icon” policy is disabled, then this policy has no effect.

Link to the Self-Service Site

Display custom names of the Open the Self-Service site link

This policy setting lets you define whether to replace the default name of the Open the Self-Service site link with the names that you specify for required logon languages. This link is intended to open the Self-Service site from the logon screen. If you enable this policy setting, the link will be displayed under the specified language-specific names. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific names of the Open the Self-Service site link will be displayed.

Set the custom names of the Open the Self-Service site link in <Language>

This policy setting lets you specify custom name of the Open the Self-Service site link in the specified language. If you enable this policy setting, then the link will be displayed under the specified name under user tile on the logon screen on computers that use the specified language as the logon language. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the default language-specific name of the link will be displayed. Note: If the “Display custom names of the Open the Self-Service site link” policy is disabled, then this policy has no effect.

 

Uninstalling Secure Password Extension

You uninstall Secure Password Extension from end-user computers by removing the appropriate installation packages assigned through Group Policy. Uninstalling Secure Password Extension makes the Self-Service site no longer available from the Windows logon screen.

To remove an assigned MSI package

  1. Start the Group Policy Management snap-in. To do this, click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Group Policy Management.
  2. In the console tree, click the group policy object with which you deployed the package, and then click Edit.
  3. Expand the Software Settings container that contains the Software installation item with which you deployed the package.
  4. Click the Software installation container that contains the package.
  5. In the right pane of the Group Policy window, right-click the package name, point to All Tasks, and then click Remove.
  6. Click Immediately uninstall the software from users and computers, and then click OK.
  7. Quit the Group Policy Object Editor snap-in, and then quit the Group Policy Management snap-in.

Logging in Secure Password Extension

For diagnostic purposes you can turn on logging in Secure Password Extension. The log file can contain the following information: exceptions and errors, debug messages and functions’ returns, etc. You can use this diagnostic data to identify issues with Secure Password Extension.

Caution: This section describes how to modify the Registry. However, incorrectly modifying the Registry may severely damage the system. Therefore, you should follow the steps carefully. It is also recommended to back up the Registry before you modify it.

To enable logging in Secure Password Extension

  1. On a computer where Secure Password Extension is installed, click the Start button, click Run, and type regedit. Click OK.
  2. In the Registry tree (the left tab), create the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging.
  3. Add a new string value to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging registry key. To do it, click the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging registry key. On the Edit menu, select New, and then click String Value.
  4. Type LogLevel and then press ENTER to name the string value.
  5. Right-click the LogLevel value and select Modify.
  6. In the Edit String dialog box, type All under Value data. Click OK.
  7. Add a new string value to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging registry key. To do it, click the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging registry key. On the Edit menu, select New, and then click String Value.
  8. Type LogFolder and then press ENTER to name the string value.
  9. Right-click the LogFolder value and select Modify.
  10. In the Edit String dialog box, type the path to the log file under Value data. For example, C:\Logs. Click OK.
  11. Exit the Registry Editor.
  12. Restart the computer.

To disable logging in Secure Password Extension

  1. On a computer where Secure Password Extension is installed, click the Start button, click Run, and type regedit. Click OK.
  2. In the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\One Identity\Password Manager\Logging registry key, select the LogLevel value.
  3. Right-click the LogLevel value and select Modify.
  4. In the Value data box, type Off, and click OK.

 

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