This guide is intended to help you understand and set up a basic Access Manager configuration.
IMPORTANT:In order to avoid configuration errors, it is strongly recommended that you closely follow the steps outlined in this document during your initial Access Manager setup.
Not all Access Manager functionality and administrative tasks are discussed here. After you are familiar with Access Manager and the steps in this section, you can use the Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP5 Identity Server Guide and the Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP5 Access Gateway Guide as the sources for additional or advanced configuration.
This guide is intended for Access Manager administrators. It is assumed that you have knowledge of evolving Internet protocols, such as:
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) digital signature concepts and Internet security
Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS)
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP and HTTPS)
Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)
Domain Name System (DNS)
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
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For the most recent version of the Access Manager Setup Guide, visit the Novell Access Manager Documentation Web site.