Tips and Tricks

Documents that provide tips for Silo and Toolbox

Web Client: accessing Silo from within the local browser, no client download required
Introduction Silo can now be launched directly via a local browser, without the need for a native client to be installed. This document is to serve as a...
Wed, Apr 27, 2022 at 9:23 AM
How to Find a Users Temporary Password
Introduction The Silo platform automatically sets a temporary one-time-use password for unused accounts that are more than 1 day old.    In order for th...
Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 7:17 AM
Session Health Monitor
Introduction The Session Health Monitor (SHM) is a Silo feature, which gives the user the ability to view various performance metrics during a given ses...
Tue, Feb 22, 2022 at 8:29 AM
Silo Windows Shortcuts
The following are the available Windows Shortcuts that you can use in Silo.  Command Shortcut New Tab CTRL + T Goes backward through the ...
Tue, Dec 7, 2021 at 1:34 PM
Web Access (URL Filtering)
  Introduction Web Access provides administrators with a collection of policies to control which sites users can access during their Silo session. These t...
Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 1:38 PM
Server Certificate Validation
Introduction Prior to Silo for Windows client version 2.9.13, access to Silo was restricted through Certificate Pinning (enabled by default). This meant...
Tue, Nov 9, 2021 at 7:16 PM
Updating the Windows Client to Enable TLS Inspection
 Overview The default connection from the Authentic8 client for Windows to the Silo platform does not perform validation of the server certificate. In this...
Sun, Nov 7, 2021 at 6:58 PM
Registry Entries in Windows Client
Introduction This article discusses the registry entries in the Window Client. Installer Registry Entries The following entries are added by the in...
Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 9:21 AM
SAML SSO for Silo Access
Introduction Designed for the enterprise, Silo’s implementation of SAML, allows for PIN-less access to Silo by federating your logins with your Identi...
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 10:39 AM
How to Enable the Selective Chromium Render (Beta) Policy
  For Admins This policy can be set at any org level. From the Admin Console: Click Manage for Policies and scroll down to the Advanced section Expand ...
Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:14 AM