Thycotic Blog

Technical Product Updates and Industry Trends

  • Sneak Peek: PuTTY Launcher

    One of a system administrator’s must-have items in his toolbox is PuTTY. PuTTY is a small, lightweight program that is perfect for telnet and SSH connections. It doesn’t require any installation, it’s just a single EXE file and you’re good to go. A feature of Secret Server that I personally have always found extremely useful

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  • Sneak Peek – Secret Server 5.0 and Searching Fields

    Secret Server 5.0 is currently under development, and one of the features that we know for sure that will be in 5.0 is searching Secret Fields. This has been a popular request. We had several obstacles to achieve this, and we have implemented a solution that is secure but effective. The search works by Secret

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  • Why does Secret Server take so long to start up?

    One of the things that we did notice with Secret Server is that it does take what seems to be a long time for Secret Server to start up for the first time. This started happening in Secret Server 4.0. So, what exactly is going on? Secret Server does some startup tasks for the first

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  • Secret Server on the Treo 700

    Secret Server has supported a "Mobile Edition" for over a year now but it is always tricky making sure that it works correctly on all devices. Our approach was to bake mobile support into the base product (ASP.NET based) so it simply scales down to the capability of the device.  That sounds simple but unfortunately

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  • Secret Server at FOSE 2008

    This year Secret Server made its debut at FOSE, one of the leading government technology events in the nation.   The show is being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center which is situated only a few minutes away from our offices in downtown D.C. Despite there being several hundred kiosks and lectures, Secret Server

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  • Giving Secret View a System Font

    One of the questions that I sometimes get from customers is, "I want the information on the Secret View page to display in a system font". The reason for this is it makes it easier to distinguish between O’s and zeros; and lower-case L’s and capital I’s. This can easily be accomplished with CSS, and

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