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Sun Java(TM) System Administration Server 5.2 2005Q1 Administration Guide 


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Chapter 1   Remote Server Administration Overview    
Chapter 2   Introduction to Sun Java System Server Console    
Starting Server Console and Logging In    
Starting Server Console    
Logging In to Server Console With a User Name and Password    
Logging In to Server Console Using Client Authentication    
A Tour of Server Console    
Server Console Menus    
Server Console Tabs    
The Servers and Applications Tab    
The Administration Domain    
Customizing Server Console    
Storing Display Settings    
Setting Display Fonts    
Customizing the Main Window    
Creating Custom Views of the Navigation Tree    
Working With Custom Views    

Chapter 3   Managing Servers From the Console    
Opening a Server Management Window    
Creating a New Server Instance    
Modifying Host, Server Group, and Instance Information    
Removing a Server Instance    
Uninstalling a Server    
Merging Configuration Data From Two Directory Servers    

Chapter 4   Managing Users and Groups From the Console    
Interacting With Directory Server    
Locating a User or Group in the Directory    
Choosing a Different Directory to Search    
Creating New Directory Entries    
Organizational Units    
Modifying Existing Directory Entries    
Updating User and Group Entries    

Chapter 5   Starting and Stopping Administration Server    
Restarting Administration Server    
To Restart the Server From the Console    
To Restart the Server From the Command Line    
Stopping Administration Server    
To Stop the Server From Server Console    
To Stop the Server From the Command Line    
Logging Options    
To View the Access Log    
To View the Error Log    
To Change Where Logs Are Stored    

Chapter 6   Configuring Administration Server From the Console    
Network Settings    
To Configure Network Settings    
Access Settings    
To Set Administration Server Access Settings    
Encryption Settings    
To Request and Install a Certificate for Administration Server    
To Activate SSL on Administration Server    
Directory Settings    
The Configuration Directory    
Changing the Host or Port Number    
The User Directory    
User Directory Settings    

Chapter 7   Configuring Administration Server From the Command Line    
Syntax for mpsadmconfig    
Tasks and Their Arguments    
mpsadmserver admin_ip    
ldapsearch, ldapmodify, ldapcompare, and ldapdelete    

Chapter 8   Access Control    
Overview of Access Control    
Examples of Access Control    
Setting Access Permissions For Servers    
To Set Access Permissions for a Server in the Navigation Tree    
Working With Access Control Instructions    
What's in an ACI    
Using the ACI Manager and ACI Editor    

Chapter 9   Using SSL and TLS with Sun Java System Servers    
The SSL and TLS Protocols    
SSL and TLS Ciphers    
Preparing to Use SSL and TLS Encryption    
Using External Security Devices    
Obtaining and Installing a Server Certificate    
SSL Certificates    
Preparing to Set Up SSL and TLS    
Generating a Server Certificate Request    
Sending a Server Certificate Request    
Installing the Certificate    
Backing Up and Restoring Your Certificate Database    
Activating SSL    
To Activate SSL on a Sun Java System Server    
Managing Server Certificates    
Renewing a Certificate    
Once you have received the renewed certificate from your CA, install the new certificate as described in "Installing the Certificate" on page 125.    
Changing the CA Trust Options    
Changing Security Device Passwords    
Managing Revoke Certificate Lists    
Using Client Authentication    
How Client Authentication Works    
Preparing to Use Client Authentication    
The certmap.conf File    
Editing the certmap.conf File    
Example certmap.conf Mappings    
Using Client Authentication Between Servers    
Client Authentication for Users    

Chapter 10   Using SNMP to Monitor Servers    
SNMP Basics    
How SNMP Works    
Sun Java System MIBs    
Types of SNMP Messages    
Setting Up SNMP    
Using a Proxy SNMP Agent    
Installing and Starting the Proxy SNMP Agent    
Reconfiguring a Native Agent    
Configuring the Master Agent    
Community Strings    
Trap Destinations    
Configuring the Master Agent Using Server Console    
Manually Configuring the Master Agent    
Starting the Master Agent    
Starting the Agent Using Server Console    
Starting the Agent From the Command Line    
Enabling the Subagent    

Appendix A   Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography    
Internet Security Issues    
Encryption and Decryption    
Symmetric-Key Encryption    
Public-Key Encryption    
Key Length and Encryption Strength    
Digital Signatures    
Certificates and Authentication    
A Certificate Identifies Someone or Something    
Authentication Confirms an Identity    
How Certificates Are Used    
Contents of a Certificate    
How CA Certificates Are Used to Establish Trust    
Managing Certificates    
Issuing Certificates    
Certificates and the LDAP Directory    
Key Management    
Renewing and Revoking Certificates    
Registration Authorities    

Appendix B   Introduction to SSL    
The SSL Protocol    
Ciphers Used With SSL    
Cipher Suites With RSA Key Exchange    
The SSL Handshake    
Server Authentication    
Man-in-the-Middle Attack    
Client Authentication    

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