Sun Java System Access Manager 7 2005Q4 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Create or Modify an Agent

  1. Click the Agents tab.

  2. Click New.

  3. Enter the values for the following fields:

    Name. Enter the name or identity of the agent. This is the name that the agent will use 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.

    Confirm Password. Confirm the password.

    Device Status. Enter the device status of the agent. 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.

  4. Click Create.

  5. Once you have crated the agent, you can additionally edit the following fields:

    Description. 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.

    Agent Key Value. Set the agent properties with a key/value pair. This property is used by Access Manager to receive agent requests for credential assertions about users. Currently, only one property is valid and all other properties will be ignored. Use the following format:

    agentRootURL=http:// server_name:port/