Basic Authentication using CA SiteMinder Identity

Learn how to authenticate a web service request with CA SiteMinder Identity.

Using Admin Console CA SiteMinder Use Cases

Integrate CA SiteMinder with Policy Manager (Main Topic)

Introduction

The Basic Authentication Use Case is performed with a CA SiteMinder Identity that is always sent from the client to a service that is enforcing Basic Authentication using the HTTP Security Policy.

Step 1: Create Policy

In the Policies folder, use Add Policy to create the following policy configuration.

  1. Create an Authentication Policy with Subject Category = Consumer, and Domain (Realms = CA SiteMinder).



  2. Create an HTTP Security Policy with Require Authentication = True, Authentication Scheme = Basic Authentication, and Sub Category = Consumer.


Step 2: Attach Policies

  1. Attach the policies to a virtual service.


Step 3: Test Configuration

  1. Send requests to the virtual service and the usage data in the Services > Monitoring section.




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