Ping Target

You can define a Ping target to be used with Ping Dynamic Secrets.

Working with Ping Targets in the CLI

Create a Ping Target in the CLI

To create a Ping target from the CLI, run the following command:

akeyless create-ping-target --name <Target name>\
--ping-url <Ping url>\
--privileged-user <Username>\
--password <Password>

Where:

  • name: A unique name of the target. The name can include the path to the virtual folder where you want to create the new target, using slash / separators. If the folder does not exist, it will be created together with the target.

  • ping-url: The Ping service URL.

  • privileged-user: A username of a user on your Ping service that may create OAuth Clients through Ping Federate Administrative API.

  • password: The password of the privileged user.

Parameters

You can find the complete list of parameters for this command in the CLI Reference - Akeyless Targets section.

Update a Ping Target in the CLI

You may update the target information using the same parameters with the following command:

akeyless update-ping-target

If you wish to change the target name, add a --new-name parameter.

Create a Ping Target in the Console

  1. Log in to the Akeyless Console, and go to Targets > New > Infra (Ping).

  2. Define a Name of the target, and specify the Location as a path to the virtual folder where you want to create the new target, using slash / separators. If the folder does not exist, it will be created together with the target.

  3. Select aProtection key with a Customer Fragment to enable Zero-Knowledge and click Next.
    For more information about Zero-Knowledge, see Implement Zero Knowledge.

  4. Define the remaining parameters as follows:

  • Ping URL: A URL address related to the Ping service.

  • Privileged User: A username of a user on your Ping service that may create OAuth Clients through Ping Federate Administrative API.

  • Password: Password related to the privileged user.

  • Administrative Port: Ping Federate administrative port, default is 9999.

  • Authorization Port: Ping Federate authorization port, default is 9031.

  1. Click Finish.