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How to Access the SGD Administration Console without Root Password (Doc ID 2485171.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

In some deployment scenarios, the Secure Global Desktop (SGD) Administrator may be responsible for installing SGD on a system without knowledge or direct access to the host's root account. 

While system utilities such as sudo or powerbroker may allow sufficient prilveges to install and configure Secure Global Desktop at the command line, they cannot be used to authenticate against the Web Interface for SGD or the SGD Administration Console, a web-based administration GUI, as advised within the Quick Start guide for the product.

This document outlines the procedure necessary to create a new, non-root Administrative user, and provision access to the SGD Admin Console, as is necessary to bootstrap the deployment in a locked-down system.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Requirements
 Solution
 Creating a New Person
 Add the Identified Profile to the Global Administrators Role
 Verification
References


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