Web based Password Management Tools such as Password Vault Manager provide easy and secure management of all your passwords and sensitive information in a centralized location. When you first evaluate these web based tools, they look to be a perfect solution for your core issue of password management in your organization. They provide plenty of features and very specifically
* Centralized storage of your passwords in MS SQL Server / mySQL or any other free database.
* Passwords are encrypted and stored in databaes
* Integrate with your Active Directory and apply restrictions
* Web based interface
and so many eye-catching features…
But think about what will happen during disaster situation, say your Password Management server crashed all of a sudden? You lost access to all your passwords! You then need to prepare a database server, restore your database from backup to finally get access to your passwords. Doesn’t it sound hard during disaster?