Security Configuration

Information about how the Configuration > Security section of the Policy Manager Management Console allows you to determine how your deployment applies security. Covers Domains, Certificates, Identity Profiles, Identity Systems, and Privacy.

Policy Manager Domain

Learn how the Policy Manager Domain Name and Description are generated during the initial Policy Manager configuration process and how to modify these details.


Certificate Authority (CA)

Learn how to view, configure and manage the Certificate Authority (CA).

Trusted CA Certificates

Learn how to view, configure and manage Trusted CA Certificates.

User Certificate Renewal

Learn about custom "Reminder" and "Expiration" email notifications that can be issued when a certificate issued in Policy Manager is nearing its expiration date or has expired.

Identity Systems

Identity Systems Overview

Learn about Identity Management Applications, which provide a method of storing data and making this data available to network users and administrators, and Authentication Protocols, which provide authentication for client/server applications and validate the identity of a communicating entity.


Learn how to configure a Claims-based Identity System.

Cookie Authentication Module

Learn how to configure a Cookie Authentication Module Identity System.

Active Directory

Learn how to configure a Directory Server (Active Directory) Identity System.


Learn how to configure a Kerberos Identity System.

SAML Authority

Learn how to configure a SAML Identity System.

CA SiteMinder

Learn how to integrate CA SiteMinder with Policy Manager and implement a configuration use case.

Identity Profiles

Learn how to configure Identity Profiles for "Authentication Protocol" Identity System types and map them to identity configuration in a third-party system (for example, user account).


Learn about applying additional encryption security to User Name, Full Name and Email fields to make them private (not searchable in the Policy Manager Management Console).