Sun Java System Access Manager Policy Agent 2.2 Release Notes

Web Servers often cannot interpret hyphens used in header names

When you set the following property in the web agent configuration file, be aware of the web server behavior that typically applies:

Most web servers demonstrate the following behavior:

Therefore, use underscores “_” rather than hyphens “-” in the header name mapped to the LDAP attribute name to avoid problems. For example, the following property setting could be problematic: = cn|common-name

Web servers search for the header HTTP_COMMON_NAME, and would not find HTTP_COMMON-NAME.

Note –

You can use the following property to customize the “HTTP_” prefix:

The following example demonstrates how this property can be set: = EXAMPLE_