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  1. Hiya, I've been struggling with a few things in our ACC and PROD environments; thought it'd be better to ask for your help. For starters, there's this one: I've defined a privileged account that's used to expire both local Windows passwords and passwords in AD. Conforming to the manuals I've set up the account to be local admin on the Win boxen and to have delegated password management rights on the AD domain. The latter is done through ADUC (Basically like this article describes): Right-click the domain's top / root, choose "Delegate control". Add the privileged account as the user that gets delegated control. Choose the task "Reset user passwords and force password change at next logon". Click Finish. In many cases this works just fine. But not with a number of break-glass accounts that we've built in AD; they're accounts with elevated privileges. In their case I find myself having to edit the Security settings of the account in question, adding the PasswordState privileged user and giving it both "change password" and "reset password" privs. Did I foul things up with the delegation at the AD-level? I thought this'd be enough. Cheers, Thomas
  2. Hello, currently it is not possible to use wildcards in the "Administration -> Security Groups -> Add AD Security Group" screen for the "Security Group Name". But if you want to import all groups in a specific OU, it would be nice to use a wildcard for the name, if you have specified a valid value in the "LDAP Filter" field. Is there a possibility to provide such a feature? Best regards, Tina
  3. Hi, Is it possible to sync Active Directory with Passwordstate? If I create a Service Account with a specific name like svc_[SERVERNAME] or if the service account is in a specific group in AD, then automatically add a entry in passwordstate with the accountname, password and other information? Or do anyone know how to add entries via script (Powershell, TSQL) ? Regards Hakan
  4. Hi, Now it's a hassle to create both the account, and add it to passwordstate. It would be nice if the account could be created instantly from Passwordstate. F.e. having a tab "account creation" where you can select the OU for AD accounts with a button "Create".
  5. This post describes how to set up an Active Directory account in Passwordstate, configured for Automatic Resets: Powershell Script: $PasswordstateAPIURL = "https://fabrikam.com/api/passwords" $jsonString = ' { "PasswordListID":"9914", "Title":"SCCM Service Account", "Username":"sccm_admin", "GeneratePassword":"False", "Password":"Welcome01", "APIKey":"63fca2537db89e4fb329546d7e83cab6", "ValidatewithPrivAccount":"False", "AllowExport":"True", "PasswordResetEnabled":"True", "EnablePasswordResetSchedule":"True", "PasswordResetSchedule":"23:00", "AccountTypeID":"82", "ADDomainNetBIOS":"fabrikam", "PrivilegedAccountID":"2", "HeartbeatEnabled":"True", "ValidationScriptID":"9", "HeartbeatSchedule":"10:00" } ' Invoke-Restmethod -Method POST -Uri $PasswordstateAPIURL -ContentType "application/json" -Body $jsonString Pre-Requisites to get this script working: An API key needs to be set on a Password List. This can be achieved when adding or editing a Password List: You'll need to find the PasswordListID value, by toggling the Visibility of the Web API IDs: Next you'll need to find the AccountTypeID for Active Directory under Administration -> Images and Account Types: Next find the Validation ScriptID for Active Directory Accounts under Administration -> Powershell Scripts -> Password Validation: And the ID of your Privileged account, which has permissions in AD to reset Accounts: If you insert these values into your script, along with any other string values like the Title or username, it will add a record in to the system as expected.
  6. We are just in the early trial phase of PasswordState and I'm beginning to look into the reset functionality. One of our use cases is that we use AD Accounts for application services (not the new AD Service accounts yet, just standard user accounts). If I set up an automated password reset for that service account, is there a way to automatically update, or at least link it, to the service account as well? If I select 'Active Directory Account' then I can only enter a Domain, not a list of hosts or anything. Am I getting far afield here or am I missing something obvious?
  7. On a Windows server or desktop OS, it is possible to configure a Service, IIS Application Pool, Scheduled Task or COM+ Component to have its "Identity" run as an Active Directory Account. We call these Dependencies in Passwordstate. This post shows how to configure a Password Record to manage this dependency. Step 1: Ensure you have prerequisites set up for your web server and hosts, as per this forum post (Once off process) Step 2: Ensure you configure a password record as per this Form Post. This should contain the Active Directory account you intend to set up on your dependency Step 3: Add a dependency to your Password Record. Screen 1: Adding a dependency can be achieved from two places - Either from the Actions Menu or click the Dependencies link in the Password Grid: Screen 2: Click the Link to Password Reset Script button Screen 3: Select the options as appropriate: The correct Password Reset Script that should match your dependency type Enter the name of the dependency as it is shown on the remote host - ie the display name of the service on my server is called Passwordstate Service The dependency type Search for and assign the correct Host that the dependency is configured on
  8. Step 1: Ensure you have prerequisites set up for your web server, as per this forum post (Once off process) Step 2: Add new Password Record configured as follows: Screen 1: Ensure you configure the below 5 options correctly and enter in the AD password for the account. If you configure an Expiry Date it will automatically change the password when that date is reached. Screen 2: Select the appropriate Privileged Account. Also confirm the Password Reset Schedule is enabled if you want the password to automatically change when the Expiry Date occurs Screen 3: Confirm the Validate Password for Active Directory Account validation script is selected
  9. Hi, from reading other messages, it appears there may be a document to assist with converting from Forms-Based Authentication to AD Authentication. At the time that PasswordState was originally installed, we were not an AD shop. But now we are slowly and surely moving that way. Let me know if you have any ideas. Thanks much.
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