Create a CA SSO 4.x Agent Object

The policy administrator creates CA SSO 4.x Web Agent. This task enables communication between CA SSO and . The identity administrator references this agent during the configuration.
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The policy administrator creates CA SSO 4.x Web Agent. This task enables communication between CA SSO and
Identity Manager
. The identity administrator references this agent during the
Identity Manager
configuration.
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to the CA SSO Administrative UI.
    The relevant tabs for your administrator privileges appear.
  2. Click
    Infrastructure
    ,
    Agents
    ,
    Agent
    ,
    Create Agent
    .
    The
    Create Agent
    dialog appears.
  3. Select Create a new object of type Agent, and then click
    OK
    .
    The Create Agent dialog appears.
  4. Enter a name and an optional description.
  5. Select
    CA SSO
    .
  6. Select
    Web Agent
    from the drop-down list.
  7. Enable 4.x functionality with the following steps:
    1. Select the Supports 4.x agents check box.
      The trust settings fields appear.
    2. Add the trust settings by completing the following fields:
      • IP Address
        Specifies the IP Address of the Policy Server.
      • Type and confirm a shared secret.
        Limits:
        • The secret that you supply must match the secret that was assigned when the Web Agent was installed on the Web Server.
        • The secret must contain at least 1 character and not more than 255 characters.
        • The secret must only contain alphanumeric characters.
        • The secret must not contain embedded spaces.
      Note:
       Any virtual servers on the same web server must use the same secret. When a 4.x Agent attempts to connect to the Policy Server, the Agent and Policy Server use the shared secret for mutual authentication.
  8. Click
    Submit
    .
    The Create Agent Object task is submitted for processing and the confirmation message appears.