Simpler ISAM Authentication Service URLs

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: This transformation removes the need to have a long static prefix at the beginning of the URL query string parameter you call to... Continue Reading →

Password Reset with ISAM User Self Care

In ISAM 9.0.2, we released native appliance based capabilities to perform User Self Care Operations with ISAM. The user self care operations are built using the authentication service which means operations are modular, can easily be reordered or customised to suite your flow. Out of the box, there are three USC operations included: USC Account... 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 →

ISAM Selective use of Local Response Redirect

In ISAM using the Local Response Redirect capability has traditionally been overkill when using it for an EAI for a login operation. The reason being, almost any error or management page that is traditionally handled by ISAM now gets redirected to your EAI. Including Login operations, Logout page, Stepup and other authentication related operations. It... Continue Reading →

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