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  • 26 AUG 15

What’s New in Secret Server 8.9?

Secret Server 8.9 looks to answer a few important discussion points that have been around the application for a while now. First, a popular customer request – more granularity of permissions. Next, scalability and efficiency of network operations – the birth of Distributed Engine. And finally, a level of security for RDP launchers to match

  • 14 JUL 15

Up, up and away: How Distributed Engine technology helps Thycotic scale privileged account management for large enterprises

Why Distributed Engine? When you run Discovery, Password Changing, or Heartbeat in Thycotic Secret Server, all the work is queued up inside the web application. This requires no additional configuration and works well out of box. We strive to make Secret Server easy to configure and get working quickly, but also powerful enough that when

  • 27 MAR 14

Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 2: Scalability Enhancements for Remote Password Changing, Heartbeat and Discovery

Secret Server 8.5 adds a number of new features and functionality. These new features are pretty awesome, so we decided this release deserves a little extra showcasing. Check back each week through April to learn something new about 8.5 and how it will increase your team’s overall security and productivity. Today we are going to

  • 07 JAN 14

Enable, Disable, or Mirror: A Deeper Look into User Administration

Controlling users is one of the most important facets of Secret Server password management administration. While Secret Server supports local users and groups, the easiest way to administer users is to use Active Directory (AD) integration. Secret Server can automatically pull in existing AD users and groups and create user accounts with the same permissions.

  • 24 DEC 13

Wham! IIS Application Pools & Scheduled Tasks available for Discovery

Secret Server version 8.4.000000 boasts a number of exciting new features for Discovery, with a focus on expanded functionality for rules and service account dependencies. Discovery has always been a great tool for detecting and importing Windows local accounts and service accounts from the computers on your network. Now, in addition to Windows services, Discovery

  • 03 SEP 13

Importing Credentials into Secret Server Part Two of Two

In our last post we discussed importing secrets manually into Secret Server using our Migration Tool and built in CSV and XML import. This week we are going review how to automatically import credentials into Secret Server. Discovery in Secret Server Discovery is a major feature in Secret Server with two main functions: Scan your