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Technical Product Updates and Industry Trends

  • Inheriting Permissions Based on Folders

    Inheriting Permissions based on Folders It is possible for Secrets in Secret Server to inherit permissions from the folder where they are placed. For example, if you install a new managed switch in your network, instead of setting an Active Directory group or users for every network-based Secret, you set the Active Directory group or

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  • Selection/Dropdown fields on Secrets

    Secret Server supports Selection/Dropdown fields but not many customers know about this feature.  In this example, you can capture the version of SQL Server as a dropdown field in your Secret. Selection fields can be created by editing a Secret Template and adding a new field (Administration | Secret Templates | Edit).  Then choose the

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  • Secret Server iPhone app does not use keychain

    There have been some movies going around lately showing how to compromise an iPhone and reveal all the stored passwords in the Apple keychain in minutes. David from our engineering team talks about how the Secret Server password app for iPhone is not susceptible to this type of attack because it uses its own files

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  • Saved Searches in Secret Server Dashboard

    A little known feature in the new dashboard is the ability to “save searches”.  I didn’t know about this until one of the engineers showed me … it isn’t exactly a saved search but it is close. Steps Drag the <All Folders> folder to the top to create a new tab. This will create a

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  • Sneak Peak: Dashboard

    We will soon be releasing a new user interface as a replacement for the Home page, called “Dashboard”. Dashboard is a modern approach to displaying and managing data, one best described as an “interactive console” approach. Central to the idea of a “console” is the ability to drag and drop different components on the screen.

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  • Join Our New Reseller Program

    After a little help from our friends and a lot of hard work, we are proud to report our Reseller Partner Program is complete! We have included all types of useful tools to help our Partners around the world help their customers safely and securely store information, automatically change network and service account passwords, and achieve compliance standards.

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