Introductory and advanced Hitachi ID Password Manager training is available.

Topics in this course include:

  • Introduction to Hitachi ID Password Manager
  • Installation
    • Password Manager architecture
    • Installing Password Manager
    • Installing Connector Pack
  • Using the administration web portal
  • Component management
    • About component framework
    • Reference implementations (Hitachi ID Identity Express)
    • Managing components
  • Target systems
    • About target systems
    • AD target (source of profiles)
    • Linux target (target only)

  • User profiles and auto discovery
    • User profiles
    • ID filters -- including and excluding accounts
    • How auto discovery works
    • Running and troubleshooting auto discovery (psupdate)
  • Self service interface
    • Login and authentication
    • Self-service menu
    • Security questions
    • User enrollment

  • ID and authentication lists
    • Identification priority list -- determining which systems users will use to identify themselves
    • Authentication priority list -- determining which systems users will use to authenticate against
    • Customizing the login prompt -- including a company name
  • Alternate login IDs
    • User profiles and owned accounts
    • Self-service profile building
    • Batch loading alternate login ID profiles
  • Password policy
    • About password policy
    • Setting up basic rules
    • Using a regular expression

  • Web-based password management
    • Basic password change using web portal
    • Password caching and the Local Reset Extension (PSLOCALR)

  • Native account password management (transparent synchronization)
    • About transparent synchronization
    • Implementing transparent synchronization

  • E-mail and incident management integration.
    • E-mails to users
    • E-mails to admins
    • Incident integration

  • User notification
    • About the notification subsystem
    • Database queries
    • Configuring batch notification for user feedback

  • Password expiry notification
    • Password expiry detection
    • Notification client software
    • Configuring web notification for password expiry

  • Help desk password reset
    • About assisted password changes
    • User classes and access rules
    • Enabling help desk security questions
    • Modifying the help desk authentication chain
    • Changing passwords as a help desk user

  • Account unlock
    • Enabling self-service and assisted unlock
    • Unlocking a locked out user

  • Password reset from a login prompt
    • Secure Kiosk Account
      • Windows CP
      • Domain-SKA
      • Remote access
    • Enabling password changes from a login prompt

  • Authentication chains (advanced)
    • Authentication modules
    • Modifying default authentication methods
    • Mobile phones and other authentication factors.
    • Configuring authentication chains with plug-ins such as EMAIL-PIN

  • Replication and disaster recovery
    • Common cases
    • Shared schema
    • Database replication
    • File replication
    • Replication design
    • Monitoring replication
    • Notification of problems
    • Disaster recovery scenarios
    • Setting up replication
  • Reporting and surveillance
    • Dashboards and reports
    • Scheduling reports to admins
  • Maintenance
    • Services
    • Scheduled jobs
    • Logs and data analysis
    • Health check monitor
  • GUI modifications
    • Skins for different languages / user populations
    • Macro system
    • Compiling skins
    • Customizing appearance