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Password Manager 5.8.2 - Release Notes

Self-Service Site and Helpdesk Site Requirements

Ensure that each of the client computers meets the following minimum software requirements:

Table 5:

 

Requirement

Details

Web Browser

Password Manager Self-Service and Helpdesk sites require any of the following Web browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox 10 or later
  • Apple Safari 5
  • Google Chrome 15 or later

Minimum screen resolution

1280*1024 pixels

Password Policy Manager Requirements

To implement password policies in an Active Directory domain managed by Password Manager, deploy the Password Policy Manager component on all domain controllers in the managed domain.

The domain controllers where you plan to install a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Password Policy Manager component must meet the following requirements:

 

Table 6:

 

Requirement

Details

Hard Disk Space

30 MB of free hard disk space

Operating System

Password Policy Manager can be run on any of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

NOTE: Password Manager is not supported on Windows Server Core mode setup.

Visual C++ Runtime Libraries

Visual C++ Runtime Libraries 2015

Visual C++ Runtime Libraries x86 and x64 are included with the Password Managerdistribution package. You must install Visual C++ Runtime Libraries 2015 before you install the Password Policy Manager component.

Secure Password Extension Requirements

To allow password resets from the Windows logon screen, you must deploy Secure Password Extension on all target computers in a managed domain. The target computers must meet the following minimum software requirements:

 

Table 7:

 

Requirement

Details

Operating System

Secure Password Extension can be run on any of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10

Web Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

We do not recommend use of any plug-ins for Microsoft Internet Explorer on computers where you plan to deploy Secure Password Extension, since the plug-ins extend Internet Explorer functionality and could pose security threats.

Offline Password Reset Requirements

To allow users to reset their forgotten passwords when users are not connected to the corporate network and domain is not available, you must deploy the Offline Password Reset component on all target computers in a managed domain. The target computers must meet the following minimum software requirements:

 

Table 8:

 

Requirement

Details

Operating System

The Offline Password Reset component can be run on any of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10

NOTE: Password Manager is not supported on Windows Server Core mode setup.
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