Thycotic Blog

Technical Product Updates and Industry Trends

  • SSL Certificates, License Keys & More in Secret Server

    Do you have copies of your SSL Certificates, Licensing Data, and Support Documentation? Of course! Can you easily search for all of those files with a single term? Maybe. Is it well-organized, access-controlled, and verified? Maybe not. Secret Server supports the functionality above by simply building a Secret Template with the proper settings. For example:

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  • Using Secret Server Links to Securely Transmit Sensitive Data

    Having been a Systems Engineer, I’m familiar with the problem of sharing credentials.  My method for sharing login credentials with a colleague consisted of access to a spreadsheet with everything or a Post-it that would be shredded (hopefully).  However, with Secret Server, System Admins are easily able to share credentials with colleagues by sending them

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  • Unlimited Administrator Mode Suggestions from a Secret Server Admin

    While responding to a different but related forum question, a Secret Server Admin made a good point:  Split the ability to enable Unlimited Administrator Mode and the ability to use it.  This is outlined in the Secret Server Best Practices Guide.  Here is a quote from the forum post: 1.) I encourage this on all

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  • Secret Server version 7.8.000061 Released!

    A new release for Secret Server is now available.  For full details, view the official release notes available here:  http://www.thycotic.com/Secretserver_releasenotes.html Secret Server Release version 7.8.000061 is primarily about reporting features and enhancements.  The big announcement is Scheduled Reports.  Secret Server Administrators can now schedule their reports and also have them emailed to a subscription list.  Additionally,

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  • Thycotic Software (booth #2228) at VMWorld 2012 San Francisco

    Thycotic Software will be at VMWorld 2012!  Please join us at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on August 26th through August 30th.  We will have demonstrations of Secret Server, Password Reset Server, and our newest product Group Management Server.  Stop by booth #2228 and you can meet the team and learn about the newest features in Secret Server. VMWorld is an

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  • Secret Server SMTP Authentication

    As a tie-in to our previous blog post Secret Server and Secure LDAP, SMTP Authentication was another important feature released in Secret Server version 7.8.000036. SMTP Authentication was implemented as a direct result of customer requests. Many of our clients work in environments that require secure messaging. In this release and beyond, Secret Server now

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