App Control: How to Set a Global CLI Password

App Control: How to Set a Global CLI Password

Environment

App Control (Formerly CB Protection) Console: All Versions
 

Objective

To set a Global CLI Password in the App Control console.

Resolution

  1. Login to the App Control console.
  2. Navigate to System Configuration (gear icon) > "General" tab.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Under "Agent Management" select radial to enable global password.
  5. Complete  "Enter Password" and "Confirm Password" fields.
  6. Click "Update"

Additional Notes

  • Setting a Global CLI password can be beneficial if you are wanting to apply a configuration (by script or gpo) to multiple agents.
  • An agent has to connect to the server or be reinstalled to receive a new or modified global cli password.
  • Note the global password. Once set the Global CLI password cannot be retrieved
  • Password must be between 1 and 64 characters long, and be in the ASCII character set due to windows command line limitations. Password can not contain the following DOS special characters: 
    |><&%()@.[]{}:;^=!'"`~,

     

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