Custom Assertions

Custom assertions are optional additions to the standard assertions available from CA Technologies. A custom assertion integrates the gateway with a third-party application or authentication system, allowing clients to utilize existing infrastructure for particular Web service security tasks.
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Custom assertions are optional additions to the standard assertions available from CA Technologies. A custom assertion integrates the
CA API Gateway
with a third-party application or authentication system, allowing clients to utilize existing infrastructure for particular Web service security tasks.
CA Technologies develops new custom assertions in response to client or industry needs. Contact CA Technologies to acquire a custom assertion. A Custom Assertion SDK is also available for you to create your own custom assertions.
This section contains the following:
  • Provides a short primer for anyone interested in learning more about creating custom assertions. Does not require Java coding experience, but assumes fundamental understanding of programming methods and minimal Java knowledge. Requires the Custom Assertion SDK. This section is not necessary if you are simply installing a custom assertion or using it in a service policy.
  • Provides a detailed description of how to create your own custom assertions, using the Custom Assertion SDK. Intended for experienced Java developers.
  • Provides installation and configuration information for custom assertions licensed from CA Technologies. A custom assertion must be installed before it is visible in the Policy Manager. Intended for system administrators familiar with Linux, but Java coding experience is not required.