Alternatives to PW display

Launch session (SSO)

  • Launch RDP, SSH, vSphere, SQL Studio, ...
  • Extensible (just add a CLI).

  • Password is hidden.
  • Convenient (SSO).

Temporary entitlement

  • Group membership (AD, Windows, SQL, etc.).
  • SSH trust (.ssh/authorized_keys).
  • Entry in /etc/sudoers files.

  • Native logging shows actual user.
  • Convenient for platform admins.

Copy buffer integration

  • Inject password into copy buffer.
  • Clear after N seconds.

  • Flexible (secondary connections, open-ended tooling).
  • Convenient.

Display

  • Show the password in the UI.
  • Clear after N seconds.

  • Useful at the physical server console.