Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP11 Administrator's Guide

Restricting Access to the Entire Server

You may wish to allow access to users in a group called who access the server from computers in a subdomain. For instance, you may have a server for a company department that you only want users to access from computers in a specific subdomain of your network.

ProcedureTo set access control for a server instance

  1. Use the Server Manager to select the server instance.

  2. Choose the Preferences tab.

  3. Click the Restrict Access link.

  4. Choose the ACL file to edit.

  5. Pick the entire server resource, and click Edit Access Control.

  6. Add a new rule to deny access to all.

  7. Add another new rule to allow access to a specific group.

  8. Enter a wildcard pattern for the host names of the computers to be allowed.

    For example, *

  9. Deselect Continue.

  10. Submit and Apply your changes.