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Posts Tagged ‘account discovery’

Using the Privileged Accounts Discovery Tool

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Guest blog post by Bryan Krausen, author of IT Diversified. Find the full article here. Thycotic has released yet another free IT tool for Admins in an effort to help them discover where privileged accounts may be utilized within their infrastructure. Utilizing a free tool such as this can be important in many scenarios including: Discovery mechanism for IT […]

The more you know about where your privileged accounts are in your Windows environments, the better

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

I remember watching Saturday morning cartoons when they would air a lot of those public service announcements with the shooting star tagline “The More You Know” (yes, I’m dating myself a bit here).  I still see that pop up every now and then as a meme on Facebook or Twitter somewhere. But, as funny as […]

What’s New in Secret Server 8.9?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

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 […]

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

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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 […]

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

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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. […]

Wham! IIS Application Pools & Scheduled Tasks available for Discovery

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

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 […]

Importing Credentials into Secret Server Part Two of Two

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

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 […]

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