Reserve Password

The reserve password feature is an emergency access method that enables an authorized user to authenticate to a user's protected computer as that user without entering an RSA SecurID passcode.

To securely establish a reserve password, you generate a hashed value of the reserve password using the RSA Authentication Agent Reserve Password Hash Generation utility that comes with the RSA Authentication Agent. For more information, see the Group Policy Object Template Guide.

Supported on: Supported on Windows 7 or later.
Enable policy:
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\RSA\RSA Desktop\Local Authentication Settings
Value NameEnableReservePassword
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Value1
Disable Policy:
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\RSA\RSA Desktop\Local Authentication Settings
Value NameEnableReservePassword
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Value0

Generate a hash value of your reserve password using the

RSA Authentication Agent Reserve Password Hash Generation utility.

Enter the generated hash value in the field below.



Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\RSA\RSA Desktop\Local Authentication Settings
Value NameReservePassword
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

rsa_authentication_agent.admx