Admin Guide (first steps)
Hideez Authentication Service – Admin Guide
- Can be installed on a bare metal or virtual server
- CentOS Linux 7
- Ubuntu Server LTS 18.04
- Ubuntu Server LTS 20.04
- Windows Server 2012 and up
- 4 GB RAM
Our engineers can set up a test server in the cloud for you so that you can try out its features. The production server you have to install yourself inside your local network. To do this, follow these steps:
The API Key is required so that your HES server can communicate with the Hideez License Server (HLS) and obtain the licenses necessary for the Hideez Keys to work. To do this, you can request a pilot. The resulting API Key must be registered in the server settings in Step 4.
Log on to the server using the default login [email protected] and the password admin. Invite a new administrator and then delete the default administrator's account.
When you purchase hardware keys, we mark in our database their belonging to your company. Thanks to this, the keys can be downloaded from the HLS and entered into your database automatically.
After adding the keys to the server, please make sure that they have the latest firmware. Firmware upgrade takes just a minute!
After the devices are imported into the database, you need to obtain licenses for them. Follow the instructions in the section How to get licenses. You will need to wait until your order will be processed (goes to the Completed status) and then proceed to the next step - setting up Hideez Clients.
The Hideez Client application should be installed on all workstations where users will log in using Hideez Keys.
Note! The Client settings must contain the path to the server that you just installed. To automate this step, follow this guide.
You need to specify the full server address, for example, https://publicdemo.hideez.com/ or http://192.168.10.203/, or use any port you required, for instance, http://192.168.10.203:9090/.
You can add employees manually or import them from AD. Don't forget to inform the activation code. Read more about the device activation mechanism.
Now you can start using Hideez as an authentication manager!