PxM Platform Administrators Course

Duration: 2 days
Course delivery: Classroom based, instructor led (includes hands-on labs)

Course pricing and booking enquiries
Email: training@osirium.com

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Course Contents by Module

Module 01

PxM Platform Components

  • Privileged Access Management
  • PxM Platform high level overview
  • PxM Platform component overview
  • PxM Platform versioning
  • PxM prerequisites
  • Supported infrastructure platforms
  • Release Software Downloads
Module 02

PxM Virtual Appliance installation, configuration and upgrade Includes Lab Session

  • What is the PxM Virtual Appliance?
  • Master Encryption Key
  • PxM Virtual Appliance default accounts
  • Installing and configuring the PxM Virtual Appliance in VMware and vSphere
  • Installing and configuring the PxM Virtual Appliance in Microsoft Azure
  • Configuring the PxM Virtual Appliance settings

LAB 1: Deploying the PxM Virtual Appliance and configure

  • PxM Virtual Appliance upgrade process
  • PxM Virtual Appliance upgrade issues
  • PxM Virtual Appliance initial connection and licencing
Module 03

PxM Client Includes Lab Session

  • What is the PxM Client?
  • Installing the PxM Client for Windows
  • Installing the PxM Client for MacOS
  • PxM Client Interface
  • Ports used by the PxM Client
  • PxM Client logon issues
  • PxM Client FAQs

LAB 2: Install the PxM Client and upgrade the PxM Virtual Appliance

Module 04

PxM MAP Server

  • PxM Platform MAP Server
  • What is the PxM MAP Server?
  • MAP Server as a Domain Member
  • Ports used by the PxM MAP Server
Module 05

PxM Virtual Appliance in detail

  • Osirium Support account
  • PxM Virtual Appliance Console window
  • System queue
  • Task logs
  • Logs
  • Log event levels
  • Log overview
  • PxM Platform Techout
  • MIB Objects
  • Managing disk space
Module 06

PxM Platform Web Management Interface and concepts

  • Web Management Interface access roles
  • Web Management Interface layout
  • PxM Platform concepts overview
    • Users in, account out
    • Account states
    • Changing account states
    • Active Directory Group model
    • Control accounts
Module 07

PxM users and user groups Includes Lab Session

  • PxM Platform user authentication
  • PxM Platform users
  • RADIUS authentication
  • PxM user creation options
    • Active Directory integration
    • Active Directory configuration fields
    • Bulk import from a CSV
    • Manually add users individually
    • Creating user groups
  • Sailpoint IdentityIQ integration

LAB 3: Creating PxM users and user groups

Module 08

Managing devices Includes Lab Session

  • How the PxM Platform interacts with devices
  • Device templates
  • Template management
  • Working with templates
  • Device states
  • Use cases and provisioning devices
  • Meta-columns
  • Bulk importing devices
  • Device detail page

LAB 4: Provisioning devices

module 09

Managing profiles Includes Lab session

  • What is a profile?
  • Access levels
    • Role based
    • Account based
    • Mapping based
    • Account mapping substitutions
    • Pass-through
  • Enable windows
  • Change ticket management tool
  • Session recording
  • Pass-through
  • Configuring a profile: Operating models
  • Profile details page
  • Accessing a device

LAB 5: Creating and configuring profiles

Module 10

Using MAP Server to access applications Includes Lab Session

  • What is a MAP Server?
  • Installing the MAP Server
  • PxM MAP Server service
  • MAP Server log files and AutoIT
  • Adding a MAP Server
  • Configuring a profile for a MAP Server tool
  • Accessing a MAP Tool

LAB 6: Install and configure MAP Server

Module 11

Device tasks Includes Lab Session

  • Device tasks
  • Task use cases
  • Different types of tasks
    • One click task
    • Data collection task
    • Input to tasks
    • Dropdown list box

LAB 7: Running different types of tasks

Module 12

Session recording

  • Session recording features
  • Configuring session recordings
  • Devices access report
  • Session recording playback
Module 13

Reporting Includes Lab Session

  • Change tickets
  • User rights audit
  • Tasks report
  • Management report
  • Analytics
  • Behaviour analytics

LAB 8: Session recording and Change tickets

Module 14


  • PxM Platform REST API
  • Creating a new API application
Module 15

Backup & Restore

  • MESH
  • PxM Virtual Appliance restore from backup process
  • PxM Platform restore issues
  • Breakglass PDF or KeePass file