16 Maintaining Access Manager Sessions

An Access Manager session is created during authentication and bound to both the user and the client with which the user has authenticated. Access Manager sessions are maintained to provide tracking and policy enforcement (performed either manually by an Administrator or using automated flows) for a given session's lifecycle.

The Access Manager session lifecycle consists of state transitions for session creation, updates, idleness, and expiration.

The following topics describe concepts and procedures for Access Manager sessions: