The Policy Service is defined using the amPolicy.xml. It performs the following functions:
Provides a means for defining and managing access policies.
Provides a means for defining custom policy plug-ins by providing names and class locations.
Evaluates access policies.
Acts as a PDP to deliver the result of a policy evaluation.
In order to configure for custom policy plug-ins, modify amPolicy.xml and use amadmin to reload it. See Developing Custom Subjects, Conditions, Referrals, and Response Providers in Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 Developer’s Guide.