Thycotic Blog

Technical Product Updates and Industry Trends

  • 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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  • Secret Server and Secure LDAP

    In April 2012, we released Secret Server v7.8.000036. This was the first release to include support for Secure LDAP often referred to as LDAPS (and not to be confused with SLAPD!) Subsequent releases of Secret Server will support LDAPS. Since the release of LDAPS, it has remained a bit of an unintentional secret (no pun

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  • Meet Thycotic in San Francisco at RSA 2012!

    Will you be in San Francisco for RSA Conference 2012? We’ll be there too! Thycotic Software is excited to demonstrate our flagship products Secret Server and Password Reset Server live. Please join us at the Moscone Center February 27th – March 2 and learn about the newest features. Thycotic’s booth (#2550) is located here: Secret

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  • Using the PuTTY launcher on custom ports

    Do you use custom ports for accessing your systems through SSH or telnet?  If you do, you’ll find that the launcher is configured for standard ports.  Configuring these ports requires the creation of a custom launcher and a few other steps.  This information is outlined in the Secret Server KnowledgeBase under the title: How can

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  • 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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