Xton Access Manager Product Update 2.3.201912222243
Today we released new update to the Xton Privileged Access Manager software. This update adds Radius MFA support for connections made by native SSH or RDP clients and also adds MFA support for connections made by non-interactive native SSH, SFTP or RDP clients.
Added Radius MFA support for connections made by native SSH or RDP clients
This update adds Radius MFA (including RSA MFA) support for connections made by native SSH or RDP clients such as PuTTY, Unix shell, MobaXTerm, MS RDP and others in addition to the previously available TOTP (Google Auth, etc) and Duo Security options. Extending MFA support for native clients to Radius-based devices allows organizations to further ensure proper authentication of administrators accessing critical infrastructure.
Added MFA support for connections made by non-interactive native SSH, SFTP or RDP clients
This update adds MFA support for connections made by non-interactive native SSH, SFTP or RDP clients that do not prompt for the second factor such as many of SFTP clients (WinSCP, FileZilla, etc), native RDP applications (mstsc, mRemoteNG, etc). The option to use native clients to access critical infrastructure dramatically improves adoption of cyber-security best practices. However, many of these traditional native clients do not include facilities to prompt users for the second factor before logging in. This update enables these natively non-MFA applications to benefit from second-factor authentication when accessing sensitive resources right from the administrators desktop.
To activate this feature, use connection string at the login prompt in the format user#MFA#record-search with the potential alternatives for the separator as #, % or : . MFA token in the login string might be current TOTP, Duo scratch code, Radius token or keywords like auto, push, or phone to initiate MFA process.
Please review key features documentation and product news using the links below
- How to Control Elevated Privilege in a SSH/SU session (sudo execution or directly executing su utility)
- XTAM Password Vault Free Trial Download
- Xton Access Manager User Manual
- Getting Started Guide
- Xton Technologies News and Events
- Xton Access Manager How-To Guides
- Explore Our PAM Features and Highlights
- Explore a pre-configured live demo in our environment
- Best Practices Guide provides insights into both Concepts and Design elements for users looking to build out their PAM deployment
The software requires about five minutes to install on a freshly built Windows or Linux server or desktop with 1+ 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
Xton Access Manager for Privileged Access Management (PAM) provides complete, control for your privileged passwords, secrets, certificates and documents to meet audit requirements while limiting your risk of security breaches. It’s easy to install, affordable, cloud-ready and offers unlimited use and storage
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