Sun Java System Access Manager 7 2005Q4 Administration Guide

User Element

User contains sub-elements that define the user configured for the Directory Server instance. The sub-elements that qualify User include DirDN and DirPassword. It’s required XML attributes are the name of the user, and the type of user. The values for type identify the user’s privileges and the type of connection that will be opened to the Directory Serverinstance. Options include:

DirDN Element

DirDN contains the LDAP Distinguished Name of the defined user.

DirPassword Element

DirPassword contains the defined user’s encrypted password.

Caution – Caution –

It is important that passwords and encryption keys are kept consistent throughout the deployment. For example, the passwords defined in this element are also stored in Directory Server. If the password is to be changed in one place, it must be updated in both places. Additionally, this password is encrypted. If the encryption key defined in the am.encryption.pwd property is changed, all passwords in serverconfig.xml must be re-encrypted using ampassword --encrypt password. .