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Web Applications Access

Akeyless Secure Remote Access for Web Application, enables full secure remote connection to any web application while sharing access to any type of users, without sharing with them any access credentials.

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Note:

Your web application must run over HTTPS

Prerequisite

This application is used to inject credentials for any secured websites. To start using web access injection, the value of the secret must provide the credentials for the web service. Pattern of credentials: username..password. i.e. a concatenation of your username and password, with double dots as a delimiter.

Set Up Remote Access to a web application from the Akeyless CLI

Let's set up remote access to your web application using the Akeyless CLI. If you’d prefer, see how to do this from the Akeyless Console instead.

Run the update-item command to define the following fields on the static secret that specifies the web application access credentials:

$ akeyless update-item --name <static secret name> /
--secure-access-enable true /
--secure-access-url <Web Application URL> / 
--secure-access-web-browsing <true/false>

where:

  • secure-access-url: The web application login URL to inject secret.
  • *secure-access-web-browsing: Optional, secure web browsing over isolated web browser available only with** Web Access Bastion.

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Note:

In case you are using Alias as part of your login credentials, please make sure your secret state the following format: username..alias..password

On Akeyless Secure Remote Access Portal, click on the Web Access application, select the relevant item in the list.

A new tab will open, redirect to the requested page, and inject credentials provided by the static secret.

Set Up Remote Access to a web application from the Akeyless Console

Let's set up remote access to the web application from the Akeyless Console. If you'd prefer, see how to do this from the Akeyless CLI instead.

  1. Log in to the Akeyless Console and go to Secrets & Keys.

  2. Select the static secret that specifies the web application access credentials.

  3. Expend the Secure Remote Access menu, select the pencil icon and enable the Secure Remote Access ,then fill the following fields:

  • Injection URL : The web application login URL to inject secrets.
  • Secure Web Browsing: Optional, secure web browsing over isolated web browser available only with Web Access Bastion.

Secure Web Browsing (Isolated)

Secure Web Browsing available for applications any web application, includes, self manged K8s dashboard URL, AWS and Azure Portal, those application can be accessed in isolated mode. This method adds an extra layer of security in the usage of credentials injection. This mode requires A Web Access Bastion.

All secrets which have Secure Web Browsing option enabled are marked with a badge in the Akeyless Secure Remote Access Portal.

Updated about a month ago

Web Applications Access


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