Sun OpenSSO Enterprise Policy Agent 3.0 Guide for Sun Java System Web Server 7.0

Gathering Information to Install the Web Server 7.0 Agent

The following table describes the information you will need to provide when you run the agentadmin program to install Web Server 7.0 agent. For some agentadmin prompts, you can accept the default value displayed by the program, if you prefer.

Table 1 Information Required to Install the Web Server 7.0 Agent

Prompt Request 


Sun Java System Web Server Config Directory Path 

Complete path to the directory used by Web Server to store its configuration files. 

For example: /opt/sun/webserver7/https-agenthost/config

OpenSSO Enterprise URL 

For example:

Agent URL 

For example:

Agent Profile Name 

A policy agent communicates with OpenSSO Enterprise server using the name and password in the agent profile. For information, see Creating an Agent Profile.

For example: WS7Agent

Agent Profile Password File 

ASCII text file with only one line specifying the agent profile password. You create the agent profile password file as a pre-installation step. For information, see Creating a Password File.

Option to create the agent profile 

The agentadmin program displays the following prompt if the agent profile previously specified for the Agent Profile Name prompt does not already exist in OpenSSO Enterprise:

Enter true if the Agent Profile is being created into OpenSSO Enterprise by the installer. Enter false if it will be not be created by installer.

To have the installation program create the agent profile, enter true. The program then prompts you for:

  • Agent administrator who can create, update, or delete the agent profile. For example: agentadmin

    Important: To use this option, the agent administrator must already exist in OpenSSO Enterprise and must have agent administrative privileges. For information see, Creating an Agent Administrator (Optional). If you prefer, you can also specify amadmin as this user.

  • Path to the agent administrator password file. For information, see Creating a Password File.