• 10 APR 14

Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 4: SSH Proxy

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. This week we take a

  • 17 DEC 13

Launch Away-Multiple Launcher Sneak Peek

One of the most popular features in Secret Server is the Launcher. With one click, Secret Server can launch and authenticate to RDP, PuTTY or a website. You can also launch a custom executable with Secret Server and pass in command-line arguments that reference Secret values. Additionally, the Windows Form Filler can be used to

  • 03 MAY 13

Restricting User Input for Launcher

A new feature in Secret Server is the ability to control which servers users are able to connect to using a Launcher. This can be done by specifying a list of machines or servers on a Secret in a notes field. This list can either be a whitelist or a blacklist of servers the Launcher

  • 18 JAN 13

Launching Batch Files in Secret Server

A feature that was introduced in Secret Server 8.0 was the ability for the launcher to launch a batch script that is stored in Secret Server. This is useful when a custom launcher needs to be able to start multiple processes. For example, to create a custom launcher that starts an SSH tunnel program then

  • 11 SEP 12

Sneak Preview: Secret Server Launcher for Mac

The Thycotic Dev Team is hard at work with new functionality for Mac!  While I don’t have all the details, I do have a few items I can share.  Currently, we’re looking at an “end-of-Q4 2012” release date.  This date may slip, but it’s accurate for now. Details I can share: The Launcher will support

  • 29 AUG 12

How to Create a Custom Web Launcher in Secret Server

Creating a custom Web Launcher in Secret Server is useful for several reasons. First, it allows your organization to share online accounts without revealing the password. Second, it saves time for Secret Server users. It allows users to use one click from Secret Server seamlessly pass the credentials directly to the destination’s login page. Used

  • 11 SEP 08

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

  • 13 DEC 07

Remote Desktop – peek into the future …

Here is a teaser trailer showing automatic opening of Remote Desktop from a secret in Secret Server.   Watch movie (Remote Desktop from Internet Explorer) Watch movie (Remote Desktop from Firefox)   There are some technical difficulties in getting Remote Desktop to work like this since it encrypts the password in the .rdp file in