Privilege Management Cloud Administration Guide

Privilege Management Console is a management platform for Privilege Management that allows you to control your computers from one central location.

This Administration Guide details the features and functionality of PMC.

For detailed instructions for configuring the MMC and PMC, see Privilege Management Console QuickStart.

Sign into Privilege Management Console

You must have cookies enabled in your browser to use PMC. If you do not enable cookies, you will get a blank page when you attempt to navigate to PMC.

The PMC version is displayed at the bottom of the logon page.

To log in to PMC:

  1. Navigate to your PMC instance and click Sign in.
  2. Click the appropriate email associated with your account.
  3. Determine whether or not you would like to remain signed in. Click Yes to limit the number of times you will be asked to sign in, or No to be prompted every time.

To edit your time and date format, navigate to your profile by clicking the profile icon in the top right corner.

PMC Console Home Page

The Privilege Management Console Home page serves as a dashboard offering Computer Status, Computer Policy, and Client & Adapter summary information.

PMC functions on a role-based access control (RBAC) system, in which the role assigned to a user dictates what features this user has access to. A standard user must have sufficient permissions to access the some of the menu options. For more information, see Role Based Access Control.

PM Cloud Home page and highlights

User Account Profile and Preferences

User Account Profile image

At the top right corner, you can click the User Account Profile icon to view your current account profile information, including the type of user role assigned (Standard or Administrator).

You can expand the Account Preferences section and view or edit the basic settings.

This is also where you log out of the PMC Console.

The User Account Profile icon is accessible from any page in the PMC Console.

 

Computer Status Summary

At the top, in the Computer Status Summary section, you can see the count for computers authorized, pending authorization, and pending deactivation. Click any one of these to go the Computers page, where the grid displays a filtered list based on your selection.

Computer Policy Summary

At the left, in the Computer Policy Summary section, graphics display all computer groups by policy assignment. Use the dropdown list to narrow your search to a specific group.

Client & Adapter Summary

At the right, in the Client & Adapter Summary section, you can select the following:

  • Client or Adapter version
  • Windows or MAC version

The list below displays which client/adapter version is used and by how many computers. Click any one of the computer numbers to go to the Computers page, where the grid displays a filtered list based on your selection.

Console Timeout Settings

You can set how long users can be in a PMC session before they are automatically logged out for a period of inactivity.

Console Timeout Settings paqe

To set the Console Timeout Settings:

  1. On the sidebar menu, click Configuration
  2. Under Settings, select Security Settings.
  3. In the Security Settings pane, enter a value between 15 and 60 minutes.
  4. Click Save Changes.

 

Privilege Management Console Search

Privilege Management Console Home Page Dashboard

Use the search box at the top right of PMC to search for various topics and features.

 

In PMC, you can search across:

  • Computer Groups
  • Policies
  • Computers
  • Users

The icon adjacent to the search term indicates if it is a Computer, Policy, Computer Group, or User, respectively.