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Sun Java System Identity Server 2004Q2 Deployment Planning Guide 


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About This Guide
Audience for This Guide
Identity Server 2004Q2 Documentation Set
Identity Server Core Documentation
Identity Server Policy Agent Documentation Set
Your Feedback on the Documentation
Documentation Conventions Used in This Guide
Typographic Conventions
Related Information
Related Third-Party Web Site References

Chapter 1   Introduction
What is Identity Management?
The Identity Management Infrastructure
The Life Cycle of an Identity Profile
Sun Java System Identity Server
Access Management
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Pluggable Authentication
Policy Evaluation
Federation Management
Liberty Alliance Project
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Identity Management
User Profile Management
Policy Configuration
Service Management
Policy Agents
Identity Server Console
Programmatic Interfaces
Sun Java System Directory Server
Deploying Identity Server
Integrating Identity Server Using a Policy Agent
Deployment Road Map
Deployment Planning Guide Chapters
Related Identity Server Documentation

Chapter 2   Planning The Deployment
Defining Resources
Human Resources
Executive Sponsors
Team Lead
Project Management
Systems Analyst
LOB Application Administrators
System Administrators
Independent Software Vendors
Third Party Affiliates
Setting Goals
Gathering Information
Business Processes
IT Infrastructure
Virtual Data
Evaluating Applications
Platform Information
Security Models
Lifecycle of a Session
Customization and Branding
Categorizing Data
Mapping To Authentication
Mapping To Authorization
Building Timelines
Deployment Design
Early Adoption
General Participation
Production Environment
Tuning Your Deployment

Chapter 3   Identity Server Architecture
Integration Points
Policy Agents
Web and Proxy Server Agents
J2EE Agents
Identity Server SDK
Identity Management SDK
Service Management SDK
Authentication API and Authentication SPI
Utility API
Logging API and Logging SPI
Client Detection API
Policy API
Federation Management API
Functional Processes
Authentication and User Sessions
HTML Over HTTP(S) Interface
XML Over HTTP(S) Interface
Integrated Policy
Integrated Client Detection
CDSSO, SAML and Federation
Extending Identity Server
Web Containers
Multiple Directory Server Instances
LDAP Load Balancers

Chapter 4   Pre-Deployment Considerations
Deployment Options
High Availability
Hardware Requirements
Software Requirements
Operating System Requirements
Patch Clusters for Solaris
JDK Software Requirements
Web Container Requirements
Directory Server Requirements
Web Browser Requirements
Understanding the Identity Server Schema
Marker Object Classes
Administrative Roles
Administrator Passwords
Schema Limitations
Only One Type of Entry Can be Marked as an Organization
People Containers Must be Parent Entries for Users
Only One Organization Description is Allowed in the Identity Server XML
Examples of Unsupported DITs

Chapter 5   Deployment Scenarios
Multiple Servers Scenario
To Install Multiple Identity Server Instances
Web Deployment
Java Application Deployment
Multiple JVM Environment
Replication Considerations
Configuring For Replication
Configuring With a Load Balancer
Replication Caveats
Directory Server With a Firewall
Setting the Global Timeout Attribute
Setting the Timeout for Individual Client Connections
Session Failover for Identity Server
Overview of Session Failover
Requirements for Session Failover
Implementing Session Failover
Install Web Server 6.0 SP6 (for the Load Balancer Plug-in)
Install and Configure Application Server 7.0.0_01 EE
Install Identity Server Instances
Configure Identity Server 2004Q2
Identity Server and Portal Server Deployment
Installation on a Single Server
Installation on Multiple Servers
Federation Management

Appendix A   Installed Product Layout
Base Installation Directory
Product Directory
/agents Directory
/bin Directory
/docs Directory
/dtd Directory
/include Directory
/ldaplib/ Directory
/lib Directory
/locale Directory
/migration Directory
/public_html Directory
/samples Directory
/share Directory
/web-src Directory
/debug, /logs, and /tmp Directories
Configuration (/config) Directory

Appendix B   The User Session Life Cycle
The Request
The Authentication
The Session Token
The Policy
The Requested Page
Single Sign-On Requests
Thread One: Single Sign-On
Thread Two: Cross Domain Single Sign-On
Terminating a Session

Appendix C   Authenticate Against Active Directory
Point to Existing LDAP Authentication Module
Create New Active Directory Authentication Module
Multiple LDAP Sub-Configurations
Setting Up Active Directory Authentication
Quick Access To Identity Server
Reconfigure Using Directory Server

Appendix D   Installing in a chroot Environment
Appendix E   Load Balancer Configuration
Load Balancer Overview
Sticky Sessions
Resonate Central Dispatch Installation
Configuring The Load Balancer
To Configure Central Dispatch for setcookie
To Configure Identity Server for setcookie
To Configure Central Dispatch with Load Balancer Cookies
To Configure Identity Server with Load Balancer Cookies
Confirming The Configuration

Appendix F   Authenticate Against RADIUS Servers
RADIUS Server Configuration
Identity Server Configuration



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