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

Policy Based Response Attributes in J2EE Agents

The policy-based response attribute feature allows the policy service to provide static and dynamic attributes based on the resource accessed by the user. These attributes can be made available to the agent protected application as HTTP headers, request attributes, or cookies.

Benefit - Policy Based Response Attributes: A benefit of the policy-based response attribute feature is that it provides more flexible support for application-specific agent customizations compared to prior Policy Agent releases, which only allowed for static profile attributes to be fetched.