CA EEM Server User Stores Configuration

You can control how CA Embedded Entitlements Manager refers to global users and global groups from one of the following options:
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You can control how CA Embedded Entitlements Manager refers to global users and global groups from
one
of the following options:
  • Store data internally in CA Embedded Entitlements Manager
  • Refer data from an external LDAP directory
  • Refer data from a CA SiteMinder Policy Server
You can use the settings on this page to configure the global users and groups settings.
  • Store in internal datastore
    Specifies that the global users and global groups data is stored in an internal datastore in CA Embedded Entitlements Manager. Using this configuration, you can perform the following tasks:
    • Manage the global users and global groups
    • Authenticate users
    • Assign access permissions to CA Embedded Entitlements Manager application policies
    • Manage user passwords
    • Manage password policies
  • Reference from an External Directory
    Specifies that the global users and global groups data is referenced from an external LDAP directory. Using this configuration, you can retrieve global users and global groups from an external LDAP directory to perform the following tasks:
    • Authenticate users
    • Assign access permissions to CA Embedded Entitlements Manager application policies
    You cannot manage the global users and global groups, manage passwords, or password policies.
  • Reference from CA SiteMinder Policy Server
    Specifies that the global users and global groups data is referenced from a CA SiteMinder Policy Server. Using this configuration, you can retrieve global users and global groups from a CA SiteMinder Policy Server to perform the following tasks:
    • Authenticate users
    • Assign access permissions to CA Embedded Entitlements Manager application policies
    You cannot manage the global users and global groups, manage passwords, or password policies.
If you change a configuration type in an existing directory configuration, the existing user application details are still stored in CA EEM. You must manually delete the details from CA EEM.