3.0 Creating Authorization Policies

Authorization policies are used when you want to protect a resource based on criteria other than authentication, and you want Access Manager to enforce the access restrictions. Authorization policies are enforced when a user requests data from a resource.

The Access Manager supports three types of Authorization policies:

The first step in creating an Authorization policy is determining the criteria for restricting access. The second step is translating those criteria into rules and conditions for a policy. This section describes the policy elements, but your resource and your security requirements determine which elements to use when creating the policy.