- Tier 1 (5-24)
Administrators have a real-time view of all privileged user sessions launched from Secret Server and can watch the live feed of an active session. You can quickly terminate risky or unauthorized sessions, or send a message directly to the user. Secret Server's Session Monitoring feature works with Remote Desktop, PuTTY, and custom launchers. This feature provides a powerful tool for monitoring privileged sessions. For example, an administrator is alerted of a new active session initiated on a critical SQL database server, they view the active SQL Management Studio privileged session, send a message to the user asking why they are accessing the database, and terminate the session if deemed necessary.
Recording privileged sessions results in an end-to-end record of a user's privileged access. Secret Server provides an audit trail from when the user checked out a secret, to what they did on the system, to when