Simpler ISAM Authentication Service URLs

This article is no longer necessary, thanks to OOTB behavior available in ISAM 9.0.6 and later. See details here. In order to clean up the instantiation URLs generated by the authentication service, you can use a ISAM HTTP transformation rule. I've just completed two examples of this. Remove PolicyId static prefix: No static Prefix This... Continue Reading →

Set an authentication level for an Authentication Service Mechanism

Have been trying to setup an authentication service Mechanism to return a specific Authentication level into WebSEAL, and initially had some trouble, here is what you need to do:   The important part are these lines: if (policyID.equals("urn:ibm:security:authentication:asf:hotp")) { stsuuAttrs.setAttribute(new Attribute("AUTHENTICATION_LEVEL", null, "5")); } Where you specify the policyID, and nominate the appropriate Authentication Level.... Continue Reading →

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