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Secret Server

Description

 

This entry is used to define and configure a Secret Server credential entry.

 

The Secret Server integration requires its Web Services feature to be enabled. For more information, please refer to the Secret Server documentation.

 

Currently, the Remote Desktop Manager integration of Secret Server only supports Radius as a second authentication factor.

 

Settings

 

General

Secret Server – General

Secret Server – General

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Service URL

Enter the URL of the Secret Server web services endpoint. Please see note below.

Organization

Enter the Organization Code. Required by Secret Server when using the online edition.

Domain

Enter the Domain. Required when Secret Server is configured with domain authentication.

Use "My Account Settings"

Use the credentials configured in My Account Settings to connect.

User name

Enter a Secret Server username. The password is prompted upon validating the settings or when selecting a secret.

 

Credential Selection

Secret Server – Credential Selection

Secret Server – Credential Selection

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Look up

Select how the secret is retrieve from Secret Server. Select between:

Default: select from the available secrets.

By Name: provide a name that matches a secret.

Prompt For List

Mode

Select the secret mode. Select between:

As Credential

As Private Key

 

 

Default

 

Secret Server – Credential Selection – Default

Secret Server – Credential Selection – Default

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Template

Click on the ellipsis button to display a list of available secrets. This control displays the name of the template for the selected secret.

Name

Displays the name of the selected secret.

Test Settings

Click to be prompted for the password and validate the credentials.

 

 

Name

 

Secret Server – Credential Selection – By Name

Secret Server – Credential Selection – By Name

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Secret name

Enter the partial or full name of the secret to use. Variables can be used, which means you could set up a naming structure for your secrets that would match the structure you are using for your sessions.

 

 

Prompt For List

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Always prompt with list

Select the secret from a list upon every use.

 

Authentication

There is no field to hold the Secret Server password in the entry's properties. When it is required to connect to Secret Server, the following dialog is prompted.

 

Secret Server Database Opening

Secret Server Database Opening

 

The password is cached in memory for the current session only.

 

Notes

 

Secret Server Service URL

Secret server supports Windows Authentication depending on the version being used and the web server that hosts the application. The Service URL in that case would use the following form: <Secret Server URL>/winauthwebservices/sswinauthwebservice.asmx. Please refer to the Secret Server documentation to see if it is supported for your edition, and for how to enable it. As soon as we detect that the endpoint being used is for Windows Authentication, it will be used seamlessly

 

Follow this procedure to obtain the proper service URL:

 

1.Log in to the Secret Server web application
 

2.Go in the administration - Configuration section
 

3.Locate the View Webservices hyperlink
 

4.Right-click and copy the hyperlink
 

5.Paste the value in the Service URL field

 

Secret Server – Admin – Configuration – Web Services

Secret Server – Admin – Configuration – Web Services

 

Username

Variables are supported in the user name field. If the names are similar across your domain and Secret Server, you could do one of the following:

 

%username%@%userdomain%, this uses windows environment variables that hold your identity.

%username%@somedomain.com, mix of environment and plain text.

 

Dynamic Credential Linking

 

Please refer to Dynamic Credential for more information.