PolicyPak for Dominik Reichi Keepass Password Safe

Your users access a variety of applications each and every day. Many of these applications require a password. As a Network Administrator you want to enforce secure password practices for your organization but don’t have time to manage passwords for your users. This is why you have an application such as KeePass to do just that.

But like any application, KeePass only works if it’s configured correctly, which means if your users have meddled with its configuration settings, security falters or even worse, users forget their passwords, which means they end up calling the help desk. You certainly don’t want your phones tied up with password reset requests.

That’s where PolicyPak comes in. PolicyPak enforces and locks down the optimum setting values that you, the administrator, want your users to have. PolicyPak sets and enforces expectations for your users’ applications, so that they get the same experience, every time they launch it.

Keep your KeePass configuration settings enforced and streamlined with PolicyPak. Check out this video to see how it’s done:

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Our PolicyPak software snaps-in to the Group Policy Editor and gives you the same user interface as KeePass itself. Users require their passwords every time they use their computer so make sure that KeyPass is always running by making sure that “Run KeePass at Windows startup” is always checked.

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You don’t want your users being exposed to those constant application update messages for this and so many of the applications that PolicyPak supports. You especially don’t want to allot them control of the update process.

PolicyPak prevents this by making sure that “Check for update at KeyPass startup” is always unchecked. You can then use PolicyPak’s signature ACL Lockdown feature to lock this setting down all the way into the system file itself which stores all of the setting values for KeePass. This prevents even the savviest of users from circumventing your setting configurations by accessing the system file. Simply right click on the setting and select “Perform ACL Lockdown.”

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As a network administrator, you want to ensure the integrity of all passwords is preserved for all of your users. It’s important that KeePass is secured when users aren’t at their desktop so make sure that “Lock workspace after KeePass inactivity” and “Lock workspace after global user inactivity” are both checked at all times. Then lock these settings all the way with ACL Lockdown as well.

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With PolicyPak, you’re the one in control.

Besides, once you’re using PolicyPak to manage KeePass, you’ll also get to manage all your other enterprise desktop applications the same way: Flash, Lync, Java, Firefox, and any custom applications you have. They’re 100% included – absolutely free.

It’s all included when you’re a PolicyPak Professional customer.

PolicyPak was designed by Group Policy MVP Jeremy Moskowitz – who “wrote the book” on Group Policy, runs GPanswers.com, and lives and breathes Group Policy and enterprise software deployments and desktop lockdown.

When you’re ready to get serious about managing KeePass, PolicyPak is ready for you.