Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Administration Guide

Configuring User Authentication

To authenticate using user authentication, simply create an authentication chain in the appropriate realm and select it in the user's profile.

  1. Add authentication module instances to the realm. (See To Add an Authentication Module Instance to a Realm or Sub Realm.)

  2. Create an authentication chain in the realm. (See Creating Authentication Chains.)

  3. Select the authentication chain as the value for the User Authentication Configuration attribute in the user's profile. (See To Configure A User Authentication Process.)

  4. Create a login URL. (See Initiating Service Authentication with the Login URL.)

ProcedureTo Configure A User Authentication Process

  1. Log in to the OpenSSO Enterprise console as the administrator.

    By default, amadmin.

  2. Click the Access Control tab.

  3. Click the name of the realm that contains the user for whom you are configuring an authentication process.

  4. Click the Subjects tab.

  5. Under the User tab, click the user's Name.

  6. Select the appropriate authentication chain as a value for the User Authentication Configuration attribute.

  7. Click Save.