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What is new in version 8?

Welcome… » What is new in version 8?

Version history The latest patch notes are always available via the following link:#404. One important reason why our products never stop evolving … … is the constant feedback we receive from our customers. On the one hand, their compliments validate…

Version 8.13.5.25731

Version history » Version 8.13.5.25731

Release 13.09.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.5.25731 Windows Client Version 8.13.5.25731 WebClient Version 8.13.5.25731 !With the release of 8.13.0, support for version 8.0.1.19032 through version…

Version 8.9.0.17656

Version history » Version 8.9.0.17656

Release 11-05-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.9.0.17656 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows Client Version…

Version 8.13.3.25194

Version history » Version 8.13.3.25194

Release 02.08.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.3.25194 Windows Client Version 8.13.3.25194 Windows Client Version 8.13.2.25151 Windows Client Version 8.13.1.25117 WebClient Version…

Version 8.7.0.16245

Version history » Version 8.7.0.16245

Release 03-05-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.7.0.16245 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16245 WebClient Version 8.7.0.16245 New The LightClient is now available. Please find further informationon…

Version history

Version history

The previously released versions and the corresponding change logs can be found in the following sections. Version 8.13.5.25731 Version 8.13.4.25228 Version 8.13.3.25194 Version 8.13.2.25151 Version 8.13.1.25117 Version 8.13.0.25027 Version…

Version 8.11.0.19788

Version history » Version 8.11.0.19788

Release 05-15-2020 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.11.0.19788 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows Client…

Version 8.10.0.18464

Version history » Version 8.10.0.18464

Release 02-14-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.10.0.18464 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows Client…

Version 8.13.1.25117

Version history » Version 8.13.1.25117

Release 18.06.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.0.25027 Windows Client Version 8.13.1.25117 WebClient 8.13.0.25027 WebClient 8.13.1.25117 !With the release of 8.13, support for version 8.0.1.19032…

Version 8.12.1.22757

Version history » Version 8.12.1.22757

Release 01.02.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.12.1: Windows Client Version 8.12.1 Windows Client Version 8.12.0 WebClient version 8.12.1 WebClient version 8.12.0 Password Safe Mobile Apps…

Version 8.12.0.22707

Version history » Version 8.12.0.22707

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.12: Windows Client Version 8.12.0 WebClient version 8.12.0 Password Safe Mobile Apps 1.19 *Updating to Version 8.12.0 requires .net version 4.8.0 or…

Version 8.13.2.25151

Version history » Version 8.13.2.25151

Release 05.07.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.2.25151 Windows Client Version 8.13.2.25151 Windows Client Version 8.13.1.25117 WebClient Version 8.13.2.25151 WebClient Version…

Version 8.8.0.17146

Version history » Version 8.8.0.17146

Release 08-20-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient 8.8.0.17146 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 (recommended when using SSH applications) Windows Client Version…

Version 8.11.1.19823

Version history » Version 8.11.1.19823

Release 07-06-2020 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.11.1.19823 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows Client…

Version 8.13.0.25027

Version history » Version 8.13.0.25027

Release 14.06.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.0.25027 Windows Client Version 8.13.0.25027 WebClient 8.13.0.25027 !With the release of 8.13, support for version 8.0.1.19032 through version…

Version 8.13.4.25228

Version history » Version 8.13.4.25228

Release 16.08.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient version 8.13.4.25228 Windows Client Version 8.13.4.25228 Windows Client Version 8.13.3.25194 Windows Client Version 8.13.2.25151 Windows Client Version…

Version 8.8.0.18002 Hotfix 3

Version history » Version 8.8.0.18002 Hotfix 3

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version Version 8.8.0.18002 Hotfix 3 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix…

Version 8.9.0.17993 Hotfix 2

Version history » Version 8.9.0.17993 Hotfix 2

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.9.0.17993 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix…

Version 8.9.0.17702 Hotfix 1

Version history » Version 8.9.0.17702 Hotfix 1

Release 11-21-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.9.0.17702 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows…

Version 8.10.0.18473 Hotfix 2

Version history » Version 8.10.0.18473 Hotfix 2

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.10.0.18473 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix…

Version 8.11.1.19828 Hotfix 1

Version history » Version 8.11.1.19828 Hotfix 1

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.11.1.19828 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix…

Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1

Version history » Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1

Release 03-18-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 WebClient Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Hotfix 1 Fixed a bug when applying standard…

Version 8.8.0.17596 Hotfix 2

Version history » Version 8.8.0.17596 Hotfix 2

Release 10-29-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.8.0.17596 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows…

Version 8.8.0.17168 Hotfix 1

Version history » Version 8.8.0.17168 Hotfix 1

Release 08-28-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.8.0.17168 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows…

Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2

Version history » Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2

Release 05-29-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 (recommended when using SSH applications) WebClient…

Version 8.10.0.18516 Hotfix 1

Version history » Version 8.10.0.18516 Hotfix 1

Release 04-30-2019 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version 8.10.0.18516 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.8.0.17146 Windows…

Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix 3

Version history » Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix 3

Release 21.01.2021 Compatibility The following client versions are compatible with AdminClient Version Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix 3 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16387 Hotfix 1 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.16698 Hotfix 2 Windows Client Version 8.7.0.18000 Hotfix…

Copy fields

How-to’s » Copy fields

Request A copy of a record is to be created, but it should have different rights or use a different form. After a successful migration, individual data records are to be transferred from version 7 to version 8. Individual data records are to be transferred from…

Checklist after migration

AdminClient » Migration » Checklist after migration

Database overview v7 and v8 In order to compare the state of the database before and after the migration, the database overview in version 7 already mentioned as part of the preparations for the migration and its equivalent in version 8 can be very helpful. As there…

Migration

AdminClient » Migration

!It is always recommended that the migration to Password Safe version 8 is completed together with a certified partner/the manufacturer. “Please contact us”:https://www.passwordsafe.de/unternehmen/kontakt/ about this matter. What is a migration? *Migration…

Welcome…

Welcome…

… to the official help section of Password Safe by MATESO. The following compendium aims to support our existing customers, as well as all interested parties in getting started with the version 8 of Password Safe. As usual, our existing customers benefit from active…

Preparations

AdminClient » Migration » Preparations

Preparations in version 8 Before migration, ensure that both the server and the client for version 8 are installed and can be used. Refer to the Getting started section for more information. In addition, you should specify before the migration whether Active Directory…

License settings

AdminClient » Main menu » License settings

What are license settings? Licenses for the Password Safe are managed within the license settings. In addition, all current license details are displayed in the window provided for this purpose. Licenses !Version 7 licenses cannot be used for Password Safe…

Permissions after migration

AdminClient » Migration » Permissions after migration

What happens to the permissions from the original folders? Folder structures are responsible for, amongst other things, structured data management in version 7. As described in the previous section, the mapping process to OUs and tags is directly carried out during…

Assigning tags and OUs

AdminClient » Migration » Assigning tags and OUs

*If easy migration mode is selected, there is no assignment process. Instead, all folders are classified as organisational units to create the structure from version 7. Why are tags and OUs assigned? Following the previous step, the folder structure of version 7 is…

Getting started

Getting started

Getting started We recommend that you follow these ten steps when installing Password Safe version 8. We strongly recommend that you carefully record all configuration information, such as set passwords and similar data. If you find gaps in the Help section during the…

Why Password Safe?

Welcome… » Why Password Safe?

Users depend on passwords … … now more than ever. They are indispensable in the day-to-day business worldwide. They are used constantly and everywhere, and they need to be professionally managed. They should be safe, and should have at least 12 characters,…

View passwords that may have incorrectly set permissions

How-to’s » View passwords that may have incorrectly set permissions

Explanation of the hotfix in version 8.10 Currently there is a critical bug in version 8.10 which could possibly lead to passwords being authorized incorrectly. By checking a wrong permission, users could select a different permission template. When saving the…

Display mode

Operation and setup » Filter » Display mode

What display modes exist? In addition to the already described filter, it is possible to switch to structure view. This alternative view enables you to filter solely on the basis of the organisational structure. Although this type of filtering is also possible in…

Architecture and system requirements

Architecture and system requirements

Multi-tier architecture The structure of Password Safe v8 is based on the principle of multi-tier architecture. This multi-layered design of the individual software components provides the basis for a well thought-out and ground-breaking security concept. The three…

SAML application for Dropbox

Client Module » Applications » » SAML application for Dropbox

SAML Configuration Example for Dropbox This chapter explains in more detail how to configure the SAML application for Dropbox. It is assumed that SAML has already been activated on the Admin Client. 1. Log in as administrator at the Dropbox 2. Open the Admin…

IT security made in Germany

Security » IT security made in Germany

The TeleTrusT initiative MATESO GmbH, with the product “Password Safe and Repository”, is a member of the TeleTrusT Initiative “IT-Security made in Germany”. The quality label has its roots in the co-operation between the German Federal Ministry of the…

External penetration tests

Security » External penetration tests

Penetration tests by SySS GmbH For over 15 years, SySS GmbH has been focusing on software penetration testing (pentests), as well as maintaining the maximum security of IT infrastructures in companies of any industry and size. The security specialists from Tubingen…

Licence model

Welcome… » Achieving your goal with the right edition » Licence model

How is the licensing done? Licensing in is based on a Strict Named User Model. Therefore, each user receives his or her own license. In addition, the connections from the client to the server are counted. The following general conditions apply: It does not matter…

Documents

Client Module » Documents

What are documents? Security-critical data does not necessarily need to be in the form of passwords. To enable the uniform and secure storage of data other than passwords, Password Safe version 8 offers effective tools for the professional handling of sensitive…

Creating databases

AdminClient » Creating databases

What are databases? Databases contain all information on users, records, documents, etc. The changes to objects in Password Safe will also become part of the MSSQL database. Naturally, the regular creation of backups to secure this data should always have the…

Used encryption algorithms

Security » Used encryption algorithms

Encryption algorithms Safety has always been one of the most basic considerations when designing software. All other requirements were assessed according to how safe they were. Parallel to the development phase, the theoretical concepts of external security companies…

Client Module

Client Module

What are modules? Password Safe can be customized according to the needs of the users. This requirement can be applied by the user, and can also be applied by administrative users. This means that everyone gets only those functionalities that are necessary for his…

Starting the migration process

AdminClient » Migration » Starting the migration process

What is the migration process? The migration process describes the actual porting process in which all data from a version 7 database is transferred to a new/existing version 8 database. The required amendments to the data set due to the redesign of the authorization…

Server system requirements

Architecture and system requirements » Server system requirements

Required hardware and software The business logic is managed by the application server. The load is determined by both the number of users and also the number of server requests. To ensure optimal operation, we recommend that the following hardware resources are made…

Ribbon

Operation and setup » Ribbon

What is the ribbon? The ribbon is the central control element of Password Safe Version 8. It is available in all modules. Password Safe is almost always operated via the ribbon in the header area of ​​the PSR client. The features available within the ribbon…

Overview of all settings

Main menu » User settings » Overview of all settings

This section lists all of the existing settings. If a setting is explained in more detail in another section, you can navigate directly to this section by clicking on the link in the Section column. The settings are grouped according to categories to provide a better…

Installation with parameters

Installation » Installation Client » Installation with parameters

What is installation with parameters? The installation of the Password Safe client can also be optionally run on the command line. This method also requires the transfer of parameters. These can be combined with one another. In this case, the individual parameters are…

System requirements for the WebClient

Architecture and system requirements » System requirements for the WebClient

In principle, the Password Safe WebClient can be installed on all current web servers. For this purpose, a corresponding SSL certificate is required for the https connection. The WebClient should ideally have the same version as the Password Safe server. *As every web…

Installation Client

Installation » Installation Client

Video guide Guide The MSI installation files and the associated Client system requirements can be found in the corresponding sections. The following step-by-step guide will accompany you through the wizards. You are firstly required to read and accept the…

History

Client Module » Passwords » History

What is the history? Alongside saving passwords and keeping them safe, the ability to trace changes to records also has great relevance. The history maintains a seamless account of the versions for all form fields in a record. Every change to records is separately…

Updates

Installation » Updates

Reasons for regular updates Our development team is constantly working on the further development of the software. This does not only involve fixing any problems but also primarily the development of new features to adapt the software as best as possible to the…

Settlement right key

AdminClient » Settlement right key

Problem Description In the version 8.3.0.13378 passwords which cannot be decrypted for other users could be created. In this case, individual users or even all users do not have the necessary legal key. If a user wants to reveal an affected password, the following…

Mobile devices

Mobile devices

The new Password Safe Mobile App – mobile and simple! With version 8.10 we have created the perfect complement to the client: The Password Safe Mobile App! With its convenient interface, the Password Safe Mobile App offers the perfect prerequisite for every…

API

API

The Enterprise Plus Edition features a REST API: This interface can be used to “address Password Safe externally” in order to, for example, read data for other programs. The REST API can only be accessed via our wrappers using C# and JavaScript. In the JavaScript…

List view

Operation and setup » List view

What is the list view? The list view is located centrally in the Password Safe client, and is a key element of daily work. There are also list views in Windows operating systems. If you click on a folder in Windows Explorer, the contents of the folder are displayed in…

Menu

WebClient » Operation » Menu

What is the menu? The ribbon on the client has been replaced by a menu on the WebClient. The menu thus represents the central operating element on the WebClient. The functions available within the menu are dynamic and are based on the currently available actions.…

Footer

WebClient » Operation » Footer

The footer displays various different information about the currently selected record in multiple tabs. It can be activated or deactivated using the small arrow on the far right. The footer is hidden by default. 1. Notification area The notification area shows…

Client system requirements

Architecture and system requirements » Client system requirements

Required hardware The performance is only dependent on the client to a small extent. The user’s settings are imported directly from the MSSQL database. We recommend the following to ensure smooth operation: Microsoft Windows version 7 (latest patch level) At…

WebClient

WebClient

What is the WebClient The previous WebAccess function has been replaced by the WebClient” in Password Safe version 8.3.0. The completely newly developed *WebClient will act as the basis for the constant enhancement of the functional scope. The desired objective is…

Achieving your goal with the right edition

Welcome… » Achieving your goal with the right edition

Available plans Essential The Essential Edition will give you an introduction to the world of professional password management. Please note that the purchase of this edition always includes precisely 5 users. The Essential Edition can only be purchased from the …

Add-ons

Add-ons

What are add-ons? The passwords can also be used in the browser via browser add-on. It is possible to search for passwords via add-on. The user can search for passwords in the add-on, transfer them to the clipboard or enter them in the input mask of the website…

Header

WebClient » Operation » Header

The header provides the following functions: 1. Logo The logo acts as a home button. It always takes you back to the standard view. 2. Display and hide filter As is also the case on the client, the filter or structure area can be displayed and hidden. 3.…

Installation Browser Addons

Installation » Installation Browser Addons

Currently, Addons for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and also Mozilla Firefox are available. Since the installation differs depending on the browser, it will be discussed separately here. !As the technology of Internet Explorer is outdated…

Changing an SSL connection certificate

How-to’s » Changing an SSL connection certificate

Specifications An SSL connection certificate needs to be changed because e.g. it has expired. Requirements Access to AdminClient is required. Changing the certificate Firstly, log into the AdminClient. Now open theBasic configuration. Open the configuration menu…

Authorization concept and protective mechanisms

Authorization concept and protective mechanisms

What is the authorization concept? The strength of Password Safe version 8 lies in the fact that it provides the right solution to all conceivable demands placed on it with regards to authorization management. In order to keep the manual work to a minimum, handling…

High availability

High availability

What is high availability? High availability is designed to guarantee the further operation of Password Safe in the event of damage. A series of requirements need to be met in advance in order to use this feature. !As the configuration of high availability is…

Overview of all user rights

Main menu » User rights » Overview of all user rights

This section lists all of the existing user rights. If a right is explained in more detail in another section, you can navigate directly to this section by clicking on the link in the Section column. The rights are grouped according to categories to provide a better…

Offline Client

Offline Client

What is the offline client? The offline client enables you to work without an active connection to the Password Safe server. If the corresponding setting has been configured, the local copy of the server database will be automatically synchronized according to freely…

Operation and setup

Operation and setup

Client structure The modular structure of the client ensure that the required functionalities are always in the same place. Although the module selection gives access to the various areas of Password Safe, the control elements always remain at the positions specified…

Installation

Installation

Installation files The installation files are directly available via our portal provided for this purpose: https://license.passwordsafe.de/kis You will receive the access data with the delivery of the licence. If you are interested in acquiring a test licence,…

Operation

WebClient » Operation

Operation of the WebClient has been based as far as possible on the operation of the Password Safe client. Nevertheless, there are some differences that need to be noted and they are described here. *There is also a LightClient in the WebClient. Everything worth…

Emergency WebViewer

Main menu » Extras » System tasks » Emergency WebViewer

What is an Emergency WebViewer export? Safeguarding data is essential and this should be carried out using backups. However, a backup is not sufficient in some cases e.g. if a backup cannot be directly restored due to a hardware problem. In these cases, Password Safe…

Basic configuration

AdminClient » Basic configuration

What is basic configuration? Within the basic configuration, the connection to the SQL server or to the databases is defined. The basic configuration appears the first time the AdminClient is started and can be called up at any time in the basic configuration. …

Moving the server

Installation » Moving the server

Preparations It is necessary to make some preparations so that the move can be completed without any problems. 1. Installing the SQL server If the SQL server and the application server are on the same machine, the SQL server should be installed on the new machine…

Managing databases

AdminClient » Managing databases

Managing a database The available actions can be selected via the context menu that is accessed using the right mouse button or also via the ribbon. Database settings All database settings are saved in the database. It is necessary to log in to the database…

Multifactor authentication

Client Module » Organisational structure » Multifactor authentication

What is multifactor authentication? By means of multifactor authentication, you can save the login – in addition to the password – with a further factor. Setting up a multifactor authentication can be done by either the administrator or the user.…

Third Party Licenses

Third Party Licenses

Password Safe includes third-party components. This chapter provides information about the licenses and license terms used for these components and/or the copyright notices. BouncyCastle 1.8.4 by Bouncy Castle Project…

Multiple editing of permissions

Authorization concept and protective mechanisms » Manual setting of permissions » Multiple editing of permissions

What is involved in the multiple editing of permissions? As part of the manual modification of permissions, it is also possible to edit multiple records at the same time. Various mechanisms can be used here to select the records to be edited. This could involve…

Converting entries

Client Module » Discovery Service » Converting entries

An important element for the Discovery Service is the Conversion Wizard. It processes the discovered entries and then creates corresponding passwords and Password Resets. The Conversion Wizard is started in the Start ribbon and it is also possible to switch here to the…