password management for a team of network administrators

Other then an Excel spreadsheet , I what to ask how do others manage sharing passwords between a team of network administrators?

for routers, switches, network service accounts, spam and a/v devices

It would be nice to find a product that restricts lets you set specific access for admins to user names and passwords .
Even better if it can track the history.

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Mike KlineConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In our environment we have government safes and some master passwords are kept in the safe.  The safe is checked twice a day for the envelopes (each account has an envelope) and there is limited access to the safe.  We basically follow federal regulations.

It is also an old school method of doing things but it works ok.


Kind of low tech but using keepass with different password files, master passwords and ntfs permissions for the different groupings of access. Suppose you could use file system auditing for access history.
brwwigginsConnect With a Mentor IT ManagerCommented:
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Nenad RajsicConnect With a Mentor Commented:
part of iTIL process and compliance is to have a secure definitive library. We (admins) have access to a shared folder with secure files that are available only to certain admins. other admins have other secure locations and even though you cannot access those files if you are not in that group you are not even permitted to talk about them and ask for them (you can ask your manager). if you try to access something that you are not supposed to see you are warned once/interviewed and then fired if u do it again.
musicalchristianConnect With a Mentor Commented:
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markpalinuxAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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