Sun Java System Access Manager 7 2005Q4 Release Notes

Document steps to set up Distributed Authentication UI server passwords (6510859)

The following procedure describes how to set up the encrypted passwords for a Distributed Authentication UI server that communicates with an Access Manager server.

To set up the passwords for a Distributed Authentication UI server:

  1. On the Access Manager server:

    1. Encrypt the amadmin password using the ampassword -e utility. For example, on Solaris systems:

      # cd /opt/SUNWam/bin 
      # ./ampassword -e amadmin-password 

      Save this encrypted value.

    2. Copy and save the am.encryption.pwd property value from the Access Manager server's file. For example:

  2. On the Distributed Authentication UI server, make these changes to the file:

    1. Comment out the property.

    2. Set the property to the encrypted amadmin password from Step 1a.

    3. Add the am.encryption.pwd and encrypted value that you copied from Step 1b. For example: 
  3. Restart the Distributed Authentication UI server.