Detection of files with credentials in clear text with PAM

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Article ID: 192149

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

Is PAM able to discover files containing credential information in clear text (usernames and passwords) in the computers they connect via PAM?

Environment

Product: Layer 7 Privileged Access Management.

Resolution

PAM manages sessions with admin credentials to corporate computers but it does not have the capability of scanning for particular files on those computers.