Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Technical Overview

The bootstrap File

OpenSSO Enterprise uses a file to bootstrap itself. Previously, held configuration information to bootstrap the server but now a file named bootstrap points to the configuration data store allowing the setup servlet to retrieve the bootstrapping data. After deploying the OpenSSO Enterprise WAR and running the configuration wizard, configuration data is written to the configuration data store by the service management API contained in the Java package, The setup servlet creates bootstrap in the top-level configuration directory. The content in bootstrap can be either of the following:

If more than one URL is present in the file and OpenSSO Enterprise is unable to connect or authenticate to the data store at the first URL, the bootstrapping servlet will try the second (and so on). Additionally, the number sign [#] can be used to exclude a URL as in:

# ldap://