Sun Java System Access Manager Policy Agent 2.2 Guide for IBM WebSphere Portal Server

ProcedureTo Create an Agent Profile

Perform the following tasks in Access Manager Console. The key steps of this task involve creating an agent ID and an agent password.

  1. With the Access Control tab selected click the name of the realm for which you would like to create an agent profile.

  2. Select the Subjects tab.

  3. Select the Agent tab.

  4. Click New.

  5. Enter values for the following fields:

    ID. Enter the name or identity of the agent. This is the agent profile name, which is the name the agent uses to log into Access Manager. Multi-byte names are not accepted.

    Password. Enter the agent password. This password must be different than the password used by the agent during LDAP authentication.

    Password (confirm). Confirm the password.

    Device Status. Select the device status of the agent. The default status is Active. If set to Active, the agent will be able to authenticate to and communicate with Access Manager. If set to Inactive, the agent will not be able to authenticate to Access Manager.

  6. Click Create.

    The list of agents appears.

  7. (Optional) If you desire, add a description to the newly created agent profile:

    1. Click the name of the newly created agent profile from the agent list.

    2. In the Description field, enter a brief description of the agent.

      For example, you can enter the agent instance name or the name of the application it is protecting.

    3. Click Save.