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Xton Access Manager Product Update 2.3.202006282252

Today we released new update to the Xton Privileged Access Manager software. This update added health-check notification process monitoring the state of various system components, custom port for Windows Remote PowerShell access and password generation for local users.

Added periodic health check notification

The update added system process to health check, report, post to the audit log and stream to SIEM systems the status of various system components. The health check process attempts to directly connect to the endpoint of the following components: SSH, RDP, HTTP Proxy, all integrated LDAP servers and also verifies the other nodes check-in times. The results of the heath check is reported on the node monitoring page and also posted on the Audit Log. In addition to the notifications about the failed components posted to the audit log on Warning level, the system also posts periodic (once an hour) heart beat audit log messages on the Information level confirming expected operation of system components and integrated user directories.

Administrators can subscribe to the audit log Health Check events or to SIEM system messages to receive notifications about failure in the system components or heart beat stream to confirm normal operation.

Added custom port and protocol for Windows Remote PowerShell access

The update added the option to define custom port for password reset and job execution for Windows Remote PowerShell strategy using WinRM protocol by specifying the port number in the record type Number field ServicePort (default 5985). The update also adds the option to define transport protocol for password reset and job execution for Windows Remote PowerShell strategy using WinRM protocol by selecting SSL option in a record type Checkbox field EnabledSSL (default off). These options allow to execute password reset and other remote job scripts on the servers with custom PowerShell port and protocol.

Added password generation option for local users

The update added the options to generate, reveal and copy password to clipboard when creating or editing local users. The option simplifies sending notifications to users and contractors about provisioning their local accounts while promoting password strength best practices for the accounts accessing the system.

https://www.xtontech.com/resources/xton-access-manager-release-notes/

Please review key features documentation and product news using the links below

The software requires about five minutes to install on a freshly built Windows or Linux server or desktop with 2+ Gb RAM and no pre-requisites. After installation, please follow our Getting Started Guide for step-by-step introduction to the application.

Read the product documentation including Windows and Linux installation instructions as well as Getting Started Guide: https://www.xtontech.com/resources/documentation/

Follow this link for the instructions how to update the existing setup: https://www.xtontech.com/resources/faq/updating-xton-access-manager-version/

Check the software pricing, including options and licensing FAQ: https://www.xtontech.com/store/

We appreciate your feedback and comments about Xton Access Manager and also about handling privileged accounts, passwords, keys and certificates as well as sessions to remote computers in general.

Thank you for your interest in our product.
Xton Technologies team

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Mark Klinchin

I am Co-Founder and CEO of Xton Technologies. I am interested in computers, software development, cyber security, content management, photography, image processing and mathematics.

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