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Password Manager 5.9.5 - Release Notes

Release Notes

One Identity Password Manager 5.9.5

Release Notes

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

These release notes provide information about the One Identity Password Manager release. For the most recent documents and product information, see Password Manager online product documentation.

 

About One Identity Password Manager

About One Identity Password Manager 5.9.5

One Identity Password Manager is a Web-based application that provides an easy-to-implement and use, yet highly secure, password management solution. Users can connect to Password Manager by using the supported browser and perform password self-management tasks, thus eliminating the need for assistance from high-level administrators and reducing help desk workload.

The solution offers a powerful and flexible password policy control mechanism that allows the Password Manager administrator to ensure that all passwords in the organization comply with established policies.

New Features

The following is a list of new features in this release.

  • Password Manager Self-Service site is fully functional

  • Support for Redistributable Secret Management Service (rSMS) is fully functional
  • Password Manager Group Policy ADM templates are migrated to ADMX format

 

See also:

Enhancements

Resolved issues

 

Enhancements

The following is a list of enhancements implemented in this release.

Table 1:  Enhancements

Enhancement

Issue ID

Password Manager Self-Service site is fully functional.

The Password Manager Self-Service site provides functionality similar to the Legacy Self-Service site. The Password Manager Self-Service site includes enhancements to the user interface to improve the usability of the site.

  • Web interface customization is fully implemented in Password Manager Self Service site, which was a limitation in 5.9.3.
  • Change Language configured from the Q&A profile is now supported in the Password Manager Self Service site, which was a limitation in 5.9.3.

  • It is possible to revert to the Legacy Self-Service site at any time.

  • The URL for the PasswordManager _ADLDS has now been changed to https://<domain name>/PMSelfServiceADLDS.
  • The Password Manager Self Service site is now localized in other supported languages too.

Alternative options

As an alternative to using Password Manager Self-Service site, use the Legacy Self-Service site.

 

Support for Redistributable Secret Management Service (rSMS) is fully functional.

Redistributable Secret Management Service (rSMS) can be used to manage user passwords across multiple connected systems. Using the rSMS service it is possible to quickly synchronize the passwords across connected systems. By default, the rSMS service is installed with the Password Manager software.

Alternative options

The Redistributable Secret Management Service (rSMS) feature can be used as an alternative to Quick Connect.

 

Permission checker PowerShell tool

  • Readme is improvised with details
  • Configuration.XML is clear and contains description
  • Domain management account permissions and Local system permissions are separated.

 

The UI of Web interface customization is changed to support the two types of Self Service site:

  • Self-Service UI 5.9.5 onwards
  • Self-Service site (pre-5.9.5).

 

Licensing enhancements:

  • Status of the license whether compliant/ Non-compliant is displayed in the Admin site.
  • A column indicator to display the total purchased licenses and total number of users using it.
  • If a telephone license is expired and it is past the grace period of 30 days , users will not be able to authenticate via phone if you do not decrease the number of user accounts set in the scope or do not update the license.

 

Feedback form of the Password Manager Self service site is now documented.

 

Password Manager now supports the latest Jquery version 3.5.1.

 

Introduction of new window in the Offline Reset Password (OPR) to support the QR code image in any resolution. It also provides the Self-Service site URL for the user if it is already present in the registry of that client machine.

 

Password Manager upgrade process has slight changes:

  • Inplace upgrade has been improvised and with reduced steps during the installation process.
  • In-place upgrade will now install the following sites: Administration Site, Helpdesk Site, Password Manager Self-Service Site, and Legacy Self Service site
  • Manual upgrade now does not support Legacy self service site, by default. It has to be exclusively installed

 

Clean installation of 5.9.5 now installs the following sites: Administration site, Helpdesk site, Password Manager Self Service site. If the user intends to have Legacy Self service site then, it needs to installed exclusively.

 

The option Disable user search on Self-Service site for external network. Defining Corporate IP Address Range from General settings is required has now been changed to Allow user search from external network and is now part of Allow users to search for their accounts section in the Search and Logon Options.

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