How to Create Symantec SiteMinder Solutions Systemd Scripts on Linux_UNIX

How to Create Symantec SiteMinder Solutions Systemd Scripts on Linux/UNIX

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith Systemd is a Linux system tool that includes various features including a bootstrapping system used to start and manage system processes. These systemd scripts make it easy to start, stop, or restart your script, as well as configure it to start automatically on boot. In this document, user will be able

A Beginner’s Guide to Symantec SiteMinder: Part 1 – How does SiteMinder Work?

This guide is designed to help examine the basics of Symantec SiteMinder and how the components work together to protect online resources and provide a single sign-on experience. The following information will be at a high level to foster a good grasp of the basic concepts before moving on to more specific parts in this

How to Purge Data from Symantec Identity Governance

Article By: Adarian Dunmeyer Good identity governance and administration requires you to purge old, unneeded data files from the Identity Governance database server periodically. The purge utility simplifies this maintenance task. The purge utility allows you to purge data the following ways: Purge by Document, which allows you to delete the following: Certifications Import/Export/Correlation Process

Symantec SiteMinder Best Practices: Enable Dynamic Host Configuration Object (HCO)

When a Symantec SiteMinder Web Agent is installed and successfully registered to the SiteMinder Policy Server, the wizard creates a Host Configuration File (SmHost.conf) in the following location:  $web_agent_home/config.  The agent uses settings in the SmHost.conf file during the initialization phase of each web server child process. Within the SmHost.conf file is a parameter which

A Basic Guide to Four Different ETAUTIL Processes

A Basic Guide to Four Different ETAUTIL Processes

Article By: Adarian Dunmeyer ETAUTIL is a command line utility that allows users to run commands directly to the Provisioning Server in order to perform functions without the User Interface of Provisioning Manager. When necessary, it is possible to automate this function whenever there is a new endpoint onboarded into your Identity Manager Solution, such

A Step-By-Step Guide to Symantec SiteMinder Integration with Layer7 API Gateway for Automated Creation of SiteMinder Objects

A Step-By-Step Guide to Symantec SiteMinder Integration with Layer7 API Gateway for Automated Creation of SiteMinder Objects

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith Symantec SiteMinder provides a unified access management platform that applies the appropriate authentication mechanism to positively identify users; offers single sign-on and identity federation for seamless access to any application; enforces granular security policies to stop unauthorized access to sensitive resources; and monitors and manages the entire user session to prevent

How to Check JMS Journals with JBoss/Wildfly

JBoss Messaging ships with a high-performance journal. This journal has been implemented by the JBoss Messaging team with a view to provide a high-performance messaging system. Since JBoss Messaging handles its own persistence, rather than relying on a database or other 3rd party persistence engine, we have been able to tune the journal to gain

How to Clean Up the Task Persistence Database for Performance Tuning

How to Clean Up the Task Persistence Database for Performance Tuning

Often in Identity Manager implementations, the concept of “cleaning up the database” is overlooked or not done as often as it should be. The consequence of not cleaning up the database is degraded performance the longer an organization goes without cleansing the environment. At some point, it’s possible that the database tables would fill up,

How to Configure the Symantec Provisioning Server to Support TCP KeepAlive

How to Configure the Symantec Provisioning Server to Support TCP KeepAlive

When the Symantec Identity Suite is deployed in a three-tiered architecture, there is a possibility for the Provisioning Server and the Windows C++ Connector server to reside in different network zones. If the firewall that is being used by the organization has idle timeouts between servers in different network zones, there are some additional configurations

How to Configure a Windows Server as an Endpoint with Symantec Identity Suite

This is a “how-to” guide for setting up a Windows Server as an endpoint in Symantec Identity Manager. By following this guide, Symantec IDM Administrators will be able to add Windows machines as endpoints to allow for the management of local user accounts and their privileges on the server.  Prerequisites  Provisioning Server is installed Identity