Osirium PAM Administrator Course


Learn how to install, configure and upgrade the components of Osirium PAM. Learn how to access and logon via the PAM user interface and discover the power of the Admin Interface. Effectively create and manage users and devices and learn how to promote the least privileged model when assigning access through profiles. Review the options available for Osirium PAM resilience and learn how to investigate and troubleshoot common issues.


2 consecutive days

Next course dates

  • 19th & 20th April 2023
  • 17th & 18th May 2023
  • 21st & 22nd June 2023
  • 19th & 20th July 2023
  • 16th & 17th August 2023
  • 20th & 21st September 2023
  • 18th & 19th October 2023
  • 22nd & 23rd November 2023

Course delivery

Virtual, Instructor-led (includes hands-on labs).


This course has been targeted at System Administrators, System Engineer and DevOps who will be responsible for managing the day to day running of Osirium PAM components and providing users with privileged access to devices.


  • Knowledge of devices
  • Basic network knowledge
  • Knowledge of privileged account management


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Course modules

Module 1

Osirium Privileged Access Management Solution (PAM) Overview

  • What is Osirium PAM?
  • High Level Architecture Overview
  • Port Requirements
  • Components
  • Product Versioning
  • Release Streams
  • Osirium PAM Prerequisites
  • Supported Infrastructure Platforms
  • Software and Downloads
  • Documentation and Articles

Module 2

PAM Server Installation and Configuration

  • PAM Server
  • Master Encryption Key (MEK)
  • PAM Server Default Accounts
  • PAM Server Installation
  • PAM Server Deployment in VMware vSphere
  • PAM Server Deployment in Microsoft Azure
  • Connecting to the PAM Server VM
  • PAM Server Setup and Configuration
DEMO 1: Installing the PAM Server
LAB 1: Deploy and configure the PAM Server

Module 3

MAP Server

  • MAP Server
  • High Level Architecture Overview
  • What is a MAP Server?
  • MAP Server as a Domain Member

Module 4

PAM Interfaces

  • What are the Interfaces?
  • What is the UI?
  • Accessing the UI
  • UI Navigation
  • What is the Admin Interface?
  • Accessing the Admin Interface
  • Admin Interface Navigation
  • Approval Requests
  • UI logon issues
  • Product Licensing
  • Uploading Certificates

Module 5

Upgrading the PAM Server

  • What is an Upgrade Kit?
  • PAM Server Upgrade Paths
  • PAM Server Upgrade Process
  • PAM Server Upgrade Issues
LAB 2: Licensing and Upgrading the PAM Server

Module 6

PAM Users and User Groups

  • User Authentication
  • RADIUS Authentication
  • Active Directory Authentication
  • MFA TOTP Authentication
  • MFA TOTP Authentication Enrolment
  • PAM User Creation Options
  • Creating User Groups
  • Roles
LAB 3: Creating PAM Users and User Groups

Module 7

PAM Server in Detail

  • Osirium Support Account
  • PAM Server Console window
  • System Queue
  • Logs
  • Log Event Levels
  • Log Overview
  • Techout Information
  • Techout and Custom Techout
  • Managing Disk Space

Module 8

SAML Authenticaion

  • What is a SAML Identity Provider (IdP)?
  • Using SAML with Osirium PAM
  • PAM SAML SP Initiated SSO Flow
  • Configuring SAML IdP with Osirium PAM
  • SAML Authentication
  • SAML Configuration Process for Azure
LAB 4: Configure SAML Authentication

Module 9

PAM Use of Accounts

  • User in, Account out
  • Account States
  • Changing Account States
  • Accounts Mapping Model
  • Control Accounts
  • Meta-columns

Module 10

Managing Devices

  • How PAM interacts with Devices
  • Device Templates
  • Device States
  • Account Sources
  • Bulk Importing Devices
  • Device Detail page
LAB 5: Provisioning Devices

Module 11

Managing Profiles

  • What is a Profile?
  • Access Levels
  • Approval Requests
  • Change Ticket Configuration
  • Session Recording
  • Configuring a Profile: Operating Models
  • Profile Detail Page
  • Accessing a Device
LAB 6: Creating and Configuring Profiles

Module 12

Using MAP Server to Access Applications

  • What is a MAP Server?
  • MAP Shared Secret
  • Installing the MAP Server
  • Installing the MAP Server Using the Command Line
  • MAP Server Service
  • MAP Server Log Files & AutoIT
  • MAP Server Groups
  • Adding a MAP Server
  • Provision the Thick Client Application
  • Universal Web SSO
  • Configuring a Profile for a MAP Server Tool
  • Accessing a MAP Tool
  • MAP Server Upgrade Process
LAB 7: Install and configure MAP Server

Module 13

PAM Resilience

  • Hypervisor Level Resilience
  • PAM Mesh DR
  • Virtual Machine Level Backup
  • Backup to Fileshare
  • Backup/Restore

Module 14

Session Recording

  • Session Recording Features
  • Configuring Session Recording
  • Device Access Report
LAB 8: Session Recording and Change Tickets

Module 15

Osirium Automation

  • Beyond Osirium PAM
  • What is Osirium Automation?
  • Example applications of Osirium Automation
  • Osirium Automation Architecture
  • PPA Dashboard
  • PPA Tasks
  • PPA Activity Log

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