Configure Web Browser Session Settings Using the SSO Configuration Tool
You can configure the settings that control the directives that
NetOps Portaluses when it communicates with web browsers using the Single Sign-On Configuration (SSOConfig) or using
NetOps Portal. This article details how to configure the settings using SSOConfig.
For more information about how to configure these settings using
NetOps Portal, see Configure the Authentication Mechanisms.
Follow these steps:
- Open a terminal session onNetOps Portalhost (as root or with thesudocommand).
- Launch the Single Sign-On Configuration tool by running the./SsoConfigcommand in the following directory:InstallDirectory/PerformanceCenter/opt/CAis the default installation directory.You are prompted to select an option. The available options correspond to CA applications running on the local server.Use the following commands as needed while you are selecting settings:
- b(go back to the previous menu)
- Enter1to configureNetOps Portal(CAPC) security settings.You are prompted to select a configuration option.
- Enter3to configureNetOps Portal(DX NetOps) security settings.You are prompted to specify the priority.ThePriorityparameter only applies toNetOps Portal.
- Enteroneof the following options:
You are prompted to select a property to configure.
- 1. Remote ValuePropagates these settings to the data sources that are registered to this instance ofNetOps Portal, including the Event Manager service, which embeds theNetOps PortalURL.NetOps Portaluses these settings only if a correspondingLocal Overridevalue is not present.To configure the scheme or port to include the correctNetOps PortalURL in threshold event email messages, useRemote Value.
- 2. Local OverrideOverrides a setting only on thisNetOps Portalinstance. This setting takes precedence over theRemote Valuesetting and the default settings.
- Enterone or moreof the following properties:When prompted, enteruto update the value and supply a new value.
- 20. Allow Performance Center in a frame (Local Override)Specifies whetherNetOps Portalshows only content in browser views that is from the same host asNetOps Portaland whether you can embed aNetOps PortalURL in web pages that support being an embedded iFrame on the same host asNetOps Portal.Options:
Default:DisabledYou can also configure this setting using SSOConfig while configuring Single Sign-On security settings. For more information, see Configure the Single Sign-On Security Settings.
- Enabled:NetOps Portalcan display within frames in web pages.
- Disabled:The browser is functional only for pages that are also on the server hostingDX NetOps Performance Management.
- 21. Use base tags control relative URLs (Local Override)Determines whether to add base tags toNetOps Portalweb pages that are rendered to the browser. This forces any relative URLs in the page (URLs that do not start with the host name) to always resolve to the same host. This setting affects security only in older web browsers (particularly Internet Explorer) which might be vulnerable to security attacks that take advantage of a now-obsolete method for resolving the absolute paths of CSS includes. Enabling this setting does not have a discernible effect on your system except when using some reverse proxies. In that case, you can disable this setting.Default:Enabled
- 22. Users may have multiple concurrent sessions (Local Override)Determines whether a user can have multiple concurrent sessions open from web browsers at the same time.Options:
- Enabled:When users establish a new browser session, other open browser sessions remain open (their login remains active).
- Disabled:When users establish a new browser session, they are logged out of any other sessions they have open (and must log in again in that session).
- Enterbandbagain to go back to the first set of options.
The settings that control the directives that
NetOps Portaluses when it communicates with web browsers are configured.