Symantec SiteMinder: Federating ServiceNow

This guide is designed to explain how to establish a federation partnership with ServiceNow in Symantec SiteMinder.  Prerequisites Federation capabilities are deployed in the SiteMinder Environment Protection policies for federation authentication URLs are in place. You have access to manage ServiceNow Identity Provider Signing Certs are already in place on the Policy Server The Multi-Provider

Symantec SiteMinder- Federating Zoom

Symantec SiteMinder: Federating Zoom

This guide is designed to explain how to establish a federation partnership with Zoom with Symantec SiteMinder. Prerequisites Federation capabilities are deployed in the SiteMinder Environment Protection policies for federation authentication URLs are in place You have admin access to a licensed business or education Zoom account Identity Provider Signing Certs are already in place

How to Add Multiple Web Agents to the Symantec SiteMinder Access Gateway

How to Add Multiple Web Agents to the Symantec SiteMinder Access Gateway

Often when using the SiteMinder Access Gateway, multiple applications will want to leverage the gateway for their integrations in lieu of the traditional web agent on web server method. This means you may need to have multiple agents running on the same gateway to meet all the different applications’ needs. This is a guide to

How to Setup Custom Login Page While Using Symantec SiteMinder Directives

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith Corporations can sometimes want to have their own custom login page with their own branding, their own layout for the authentication look and feel, provide any embedded links for redirections, as well as still give the user the Single Sign-On experience. If companies already have Symantec SiteMinder in place as a

Symantec SiteMinder- Federating with Amazon AWS

Symantec SiteMinder: Federating with Amazon AWS

This guide is intended to explain how to establish a federation partnership with Amazon AWS using Symantec SiteMinder. The below instructions will walk through a step-by-step process to set up entities in Symantec SiteMinder, create the Partnership, create the Amazon AWS objects, and set up the users to log in.  Prerequisites Federation capabilities are deployed

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

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 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 Re-Register the Symantec SiteMinder Administrative User Interface (UI)

How to Re-Register the Symantec SiteMinder Administrative User Interface (UI)

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith For Using Either Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) or IP Address on UNIX/Linux The first time a user logs in to the Administrative UI with the default super user account (Symantec SiteMinder) and password; the Admin UI is registered with the Policy Server. Based on the client’s requirements, registering the Admin