000035207 - How to setup Emergency Access Tokencodes using RSA Authentication Manager Bulk Administration

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Article Number000035207
Applies ToRSA Product Set: SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type: Authentication Manager Bulk Administration (AMBA)
RSA Version/Condition: 1.6.0
IssueAn administrator has a requirement to setup Emergency Access Tokencodes using Authentication Manager Bulk Administration (AMBA).
TasksHere is an example of using EAFXD action for RSA Authentication Manager Bulk Administration (AMBA) where AMBA has been installed on the primary instance.
  1. Open an SSH session or correct directly to the Authentication Manager primary instance with the rsaadmin account.
  2. Navigate to /opt/rsa/am/utils.
  3. Create a file called AMBAactions.txt.
  4. Copy and paste the following actions into the AMBAactions.txt file.


  1. Run the action using the following command: 
./rsautil AMBulkAdmin -i AMBAActions.txt -o outputlog --verbose -a [superadmin] -P [password] --lic AMBA_license.lic

NOTE: The --lic parameter may not be required where the Authentication Manager license is an Enterprise license and the deployment is using Authentication Manager  8.2 software.

The listing below shows the contents of the output.log:

BOJ    : 2017-05-30 13:51:21 - 1.5.0 Build 105 - License expires at midnight on 2035-12-31 - Input = 00979123.txt
Info   : 2017-05-30 13:51:21 - License Number: 11307-2014 - Issued To: RSA CS APJ - Issued On: 03/23/2014
Info   :                                                                -Output Log File Opened
Info   :                       Line     1                               -Header Line
Info   :                                                                -Entering setEmergencyAccessFixed
Success: 2017-05-30 13:51:21 : Line     2 - setEmergencyAccessFixed     -000503095210, 1234, D06/30/2017
Info   :                                                                -Leaving setEmergencyAccessFixed.
Info   :                                                                -Closing input file
Info   :                                                                -Closing rejected actions file
Info   :                                                                -Closing unsupported actions file
Info   :                                                                -Log File Closed
Info   :                                                                -Exit code: 0
EOJ    : 2017-05-30 13:51:21 - Terminating

  1. The Security Console confirms the Emergency Access Tokencodes configuration.  For example,
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Be sure that you are using the correct version of AMBA with your Authentication Manager software.

AMBA VersionAuthentication Manager Version