How to Access the SGD Administration Console without Root Password
(Doc ID 2485171.1)
Last updated on MAY 06, 2020
Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 5.3 and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
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.
Quick Start Guide -> Logging in to SGD https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E88357_01/E88364/html/start-login.html
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.
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