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Devolutions Password Server

Description

 

Devolutions Server (DVLS) allows to control access to privileged accounts and manage sessions through a secure solution. For more information, consult the product's web site here.

 

Highlights

 

Highly secured server for your company

Shared connection and credentials with multiple users

Installed on-premises; can be deployed online

Support Windows authentication and Active Directory group integration

Optimized client and server side caching

 

Devolutions Server supports only SQL Server as a data store at this time.

 

For more information, please consult these topics

 

Devolutions Server installation instructions

Devolutions Server Security Checklist

Devolutions Server Automatic Account Creation

 

Configure the server data source on all your client machines

 

Enter a name of the data source and the URL for the server. Ensure you use the correct protocol if SSL is required by the server (https).

 

Export the data source, then import the file in your client workstations as described Import/Export Data Source.

 

Settings

 

Connection

Devolutions Server - Connection

Devolutions Server - Connection

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Name

Enter a name for the data source.

Server

Enter the URL of the DVLS instance.

Example: http://<hostname or IP address>/<instance name>

Username

Enter the username to connect to the data source.

Password

Enter the password to connect to the data source.

Test connection

Test the connection with Devolutions Server to validate the credentials.

Always ask username

Always ask for the username when connecting to the data source.

Always ask password

Always ask for the password when connecting to the data source.

 

Settings

Devolutions Server - Settings

Devolutions Server - Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Remote tools access mode


Manage cache


 

Private Vault

Devolutions Server – Private Vault

Devolutions Server – Private Vault

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Type

Select the type of Private Vault to use. Select between:

Default: use the default private vault, which is stored in the database.

None: disable the private vault for all users.

Online Drive: use a Devolutions Online Drive file (*.dod) as a private vault.

 

Advanced

Devolutions Server - Avanced

Devolutions Server - Avanced

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Caching mode

Determines how the entries will be reloaded in the data source. For more information, please consult the Caching Mode topic.

Offline mode

Determine the Offline Mode availability for the data source. Select between:

Disabled

Read-only

Read/write

Prompt for offline mode on startup

Ask to use the data source in offline mode when the user connects to the data source.

Auto refresh

Set the interval for the automatic refresh.

Disable lock

Disable the option to lock the data source directly. The application still can be locked but the user is not prompted for the data source password when unlocking the application.

Ping online method

Indicate the preferred ping online method. Select between:

None

Ping

Port Scan

Auto go offline

Use the data source in offline mode when the ping method does not respond.

Allow data source credential variables

Allow the data source credentials to be use in variables.

Popup license expiration

Determine how the application advises of the license expiration. Select between:

All

Disabled

Only Administrator(s)