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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.1.5 - Management Console for Unix Administration Guide

One Identity Privileged Access Suite for Unix Introducing One Identity Management Console for Unix Installing Management Console for Unix Preparing Unix Hosts Working with Host Systems Managing Local Groups Managing Local Users Active Directory Integration Authentication Services Integration Privilege Manager Integration Reporting Setting Preferences Security Troubleshooting Tips
Auto Profile Issues Active Directory Issues Auditing and Compliance Cannot Create a Service Connection Point Check Authentication Services Agent Status Commands Not Available CSV or PDF Reports Do Not Open Database Port Number Is Already in Use Elevation Is Not Working Hosts Do Not Display Import File Lists Fakepath Information Does Not Display in the Console Java Applet Failures License Info in Report is not Accurate Out of Memory Error Post Install Configuration Fails on Unix or Mac Privilege Manager Feature Issues Profile Task Never Completes questusr Account was Deleted Readiness Check Failed Recovering From a Failed Upgrade Reports Are Slow Reset the Supervisor Password Running on a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller Service Account Login Fails Setting Custom Configuration Settings Single Sign-on (SSO) Issues JVM Memory Tuning Suggestions Start/Stop/Restart Management Console for Unix Service Tool Bar Buttons Are Not Enabled UID or GID Conflicts
System Maintenance Command Line Utilities Web Services Database Maintenance

Installing and Uninstalling the Console on Mac

Use this procedure to install the mangement console on a Mac OS X computer using the graphic system installer.

Note: Management Console for Unix Software is provided in a standard disk image. You can install the mangement console through the graphical user interface or from the command line.

To install the mangement console on a Mac using the Graphical System Installer

  1. Log in and open the Finder.
  2. From the root of the distribution media, navigate to console | server.
  3. Double-click the ManagementConsoleForUnix_macos_2_5_0.dmg file to mount the disk image.

    The .dmg contents mounts on your system in /Volumes/mcu and appears as a mounted volume in the Finder window. Under the mounted disk image you find the Management Console for Unix Installer package.

  4. Double-click Management Console for Unix Installer from the Finder.

    An installation wizard starts to guide you through the installation process.

  5. When the software installation begins, enter administrator credentials and click OK.

    The install wizard guides you through these setup dialogs:

    • Management Console for Unix License Agreement dialog
    • Configure TCP/IP Port dialog
    • Completing the Management Console for Unix installation dialog

    Note: On Mac, the install location is /opt/quest/mcu and you cannot specify an alternate path.

  6. To continue the installation and configuration process, go to Setup Management Console for Unix.

To uninstall Management Console for Unix from Mac

Note: The default for the uninstaller is to remove everything. Before you uninstall Management Console for Unix, if you plan to re-install Management Console for Unix and want to preserve your data, backup your application database. On Unix/Mac, the application database contains information about the hosts, settings, users, groups, passwords, and so forth.

By default, the database directory is at: /var/opt/quest/mcu.

  1. From the Finder’s Go menu, select the Go To Folder option, (also accessible by pressing Shift+Command+G), type in /opt/quest/mcu, and press Go.
  2. Double-click Quest Identity Manager for Unix Uninstaller for Version 1.x.

    -OR-

    Double-click Uninstall Management Console for Unix for Version 2.x.

  3. Confirm that you want to remove Management Console for Unix.
  4. Confirm whether you want to remove the application database and application logs or not.

    This option is useful if you plan to re-install Management Console for Unix and want to preserve your data. The default for the uninstaller is to remove everything.

The wizard uninstalls Management Console for Unix.

Installing and Uninstalling the Console From the Mac Command Line

Use this procedure to install the mangement console on a Mac OS X computer from the command line.

To install the mangement console from the Mac command line

  1. From where the ManagementConsoleForUnix_macos_<version>.dmg is saved, enter:
    hdiutil attach ManagementConsoleForUnix_macos_2_5_0.dmg
  2. Run the install
    /Volumes/mcu/Management\ Console\ for\ Unix\Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/JavaApplicationStub

    Use one of the following options:

    • -q option for "quiet" mode, which automatically accepts all the default settings.
    • -c option for "console" mode, which prompts you for information interactively.

    Note: Using no option starts the installer in a graphical user interface. (See Installing and Uninstalling the Console on Mac for details.)

    In "console" mode, it asks you for the following information.

  3. Enter 1 to accept the user agreement.
  4. Enter the SSL Port number, or press Enter to accept the default of 9443.
  5. Enter the Non-SSL Port number or press Enter to accept the default of 9080.

    The install wizard extracts and copies the files, configures and starts the service, and so forth.

    Note: By default, the installation directory is located at /opt/quest/mcu

  6. Unmount the media
    hdiutil detach /Volumes/mcu

To continue the installation and configuration process, go to Setup Management Console for Unix.

To uninstall Management Console for Unix from the Mac command line

  1. From the command line run:
    /opt/quest/mcu/Uninstall\ Management\ Console\ for\Unix.app/Contents/MacOS/JavaApplicationStub -q

Launching the Management Console

Use one of the following methods to launch the mangement console:

  1. If you selected the Create desktop shortcut option on the Complete dialog, select the Management Console for Unix shortcut from your Windows desktop.
  2. If you selected the Create Start menu item option on the Complete dialog, from your Windows desktop, navigate to Start | Programs | Quest Software | Management Console for Unix | Management Console for Unix.
  3. You can also open your web browser and enter the URL of the web application server by entering:
    https://<Hostname or IP address>:<port>

    For example, entering https://localhost:9443 launches the mangement console that was installed locally using the default port of 9443.

    Note: Management Console for Unix requires that all connections to the browser are secured with the SSL/TLS protocol. Therefore, you must use the https URL. If you accidentally enter the http URL, you may encounter unexpected behavior (for example, on Firefox, you are asked to save a file to disk). (See Installing a Production Certificate for details.)

To launch the mangement console from Mac or Linux

  1. Open your web browser and enter the URL of the web application server:
    https://<Hostname or IP address>:<port>

    Note: See Step 3 above for details.

Note: If you are using Management Console for Unix with Authentication Services 4.x, you can also launch the mangement console from within the Control Center.

  1. Select Management Console from the left-hand navigation pane of the Home page.

Setup Management Console for Unix

The first time you launch the mangement console, the Setup One IdentityManagement Console for Unix wizard leads you through some post-installation configuration steps. Choose one of these options:

  • Skip the Active Directory configuration, I'll do that later from the console

    This option allows you to use the core features of the console and limits access to the console to the default supervisor account only. (See What Are the Core Features of the Console? for details.)

  • Walk me through the configuration steps for using AD user accounts for logon to the console

    When you configure the console for Active Directory, you unlock additional Active Directory features.

    Note: To use the mangement console with Authentication Services, or to use roles to allow access to the console using Active Directory, you must configure the console for Active Directory log on.

Choose an option and click Next.

Note: If you choose the "Skip" option, the Identify Console dialog displays. (See Identify Console.)

If you choose the "Walk" option, it allows you to configure the console for Active Directory log on. (See Configure the Console for Active Directory Logon.)

Note: If you can not configure the console for Active Directory during your initial installation of Management Console for Unix, choose the "Skip" option. After the installation, log into the console as supervisor and configure the console for Active Directory from System Settings. (See Active Directory Configuration for details.)

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