How can I start a PAM RDP Session on the target server console, as we would call "mstsc.exe /admin"?

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Article ID: 129931

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

Sometimes it can be useful to run a PAM RDP Connection to the target device console, just like as if we were running the following command from a DOS window:

"mstsc.exe /admin"

How can I start a PAM RDP Session on the target server console, as if we were initiating the session with "mstsc.exe /admin"?

Environment

Any PAM appliance running any PAM server version.

Resolution

In the PAM Client go to 'Devices / Manage Devices' and select or add the device you want to manage. The window to edit the device opens. Go to the 'Access Method' tab and add the RDP access method. RDP has a Console checkbox to specify that access is through the device console interface:
 

 

Additional Information

See also:
 - Device Setup / Specify Access Method

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