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)
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.
- Create an Authentication Policy with Subject Category = Consumer, and Domain (Realms = CA SiteMinder).
- Create an HTTP Security Policy with Require Authentication = True, Authentication Scheme = Basic Authentication, and Sub Category = Consumer.
Step 2: Attach Policies
- Attach the policies to a virtual service.
Step 3: Test Configuration
- Send requests to the virtual service and the usage data in the Services > Monitoring section.