Conditions for using the LightClient

The LightClient allows end users to easily manage their passwords in Password Safe without any training or prior knowledge. In order to ensure proper operation, the administration has to make a few preparations first. This will be further discussed in the following.

Relevant rights and settings

This section lists the rights and settings the user needs to work with the LightClient. The administration can adjust these rights and settings at its own discretion.


User right Chapter New
Can create individual passwords in the LightClient
Can upload new password images.
Can manage password images.
Can close tab of own organizational unit in the LightClient


Settings Chapter New
Ask for Favicon download.
Display of passwords in the LightClient
Display of passwords in the FullClient
Logo view with MouseOver in the LightClient
Standard form (for the LightClient)
Start LightClient at next login
Include subordinate organizational units in the LightClient

Password Management in the LightClient

There are several ways to provide/create passwords in the LightClient.

Predefined passwords

Predefined passwords have already been created on the FullClient. LightClient users must at least obtain the right to read a record in order to use the password.

Creating passwords via applications

In order to use applications on the LightClient, the administration must first create them on the FullClient. By clicking on the application, the end user can easily generate secure passwords. To be able to use the application, the user needs at least the authorization to read.

Further information on this topic can be found in the chapter Applications.

Creating passwords via applications without applications

Please consider the following rights and settings so that LightClient users can create new passwords.

User rights:

  • Can create individual passwords in the LightClient


Default form (for LightClient) Otherwise, no form can be assigned to the new password.

  • Add right to the organizational unit of the user

LightClient Password Management

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