Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 Developer's Guide

Client PolicyEvaluator Class

com.sun.identity.policy.client.PolicyEvaluator evaluates policies and provides policy decisions for remote applications. This does not require direct access to a policy stores such as Directory Server (for example, if there is a firewall). com.sun.identity.policy.client.PolicyEvaluator get policy decision from Access Manager using XML over HTTP(s). It stores a cache of policy decisions for faster responses and maintains the cache in sync with the Policy Service on the instance of Access Manager using the notification and polling mechanism.