Authorized users can configure certain components of the PAS solution in the PVWA. This provides seamless administration features, while still maintaining granular access to secure and privileged information.
These configurations can be viewed and modified in the System Configuration page, which can be viewed by users with membership in the Vault Admins group.
Options– General system settings, including how dual control works, ticketing systems, privileged session management, authentication, and interface options.
Default Safe properties– Default settings for new account Safes.
LDAP Integration– LDAP integration with the Privileged Access Security solution.
Notification Settings– Notification settings and defines automatic notifications.
Platform properties– Technical settings for target and service account platforms.
In the Central Policy Manager section, users can select a CPM and configure the following settings for it:
The PVWA configuration files contain parameters that enable you to work smoothly and intuitively with the Vault. If you have a problem and cannot solve it yourself, you can export the file contents and send it to the CyberArk support team who will isolate hitches and resolve issues in the shortest possible time.
In the System Configuration for each configuration file or platform, you can export the details of that file.
Edit System Settings
The System Configuration page lists the system settings that can be modified. Each line displays an Edit icon which enables users to access settings to edit.
In the System Configuration page, click the name of the configuration option or the Edit icon on the line of the settings to edit.
The settings page for the relevant system settings or platform appears.
The following example shows the Options settings page that appears when the user selects Options in the System Configuration page.
This page is divided into the following areas:
This area displays the parameters in the selected configuration file or platform.
This area displays the parameter properties and their values. Properties that can be modified are enabled, while properties that cannot be modified are disabled
This area displays the Help tab and the Errors tab. The Help tab displays a description of the selected parameter or property. The Errors tab displays any errors that occurred when the selected file or platform was loaded
This area displays links to the following activities:
■ Export – This enables you to export the displayed set of parameters directly to a text file. ■ Apply – This enables you to save the new parameter values in the configuration file or platform and apply them immediately after you define them. ■ OK – This enables you save the new parameter values in the configuration file. Web Access changes will be applied immediately, while CPM and platform files will be updated the next time the CPM configuration is updated. ■ Cancel – This displays the main System Configuration page where you can see all the configuration files and platforms.
In the Properties list, select the value of the property to modify. If it is configurable, you will either be able to specify a new value or to select a preconfigured value from a drop-down list.
Click Apply to apply the configuration changes immediately,
or click OK to save the changes and display the System Configuration page.
Search for Configuration Parameters and Values
You can search for configuration parameters and values in the Options settings page, enabling you to find parameters quickly.
In the Options settings page, in the Search box, specify the parameter or value to find, then click Go; the search finds the parameters or values that match the text you specified.
The following example shows the search result for applet.
To move to the next search result, click Go or press F3 until the parameter you are searching for is displayed.
To search for a parameter or value in a specific section, select the section in the settings page, then click Go or press F3.