Policy Server Configuration Files

 contains the following Policy Server Configuration Files:
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CA Single Sign-On
 contains the following Policy Server Configuration Files:
CA Compliance Security Manager Configuration File
CA Single Sign-On
 has a command line tool, smcompliance, which creates compliance reports that you manually import into CA Security Compliance Manager.The CA Compliance Security Manager configuration file (compliance.conf) lets you modify the contents of the compliance reports.
Location:
siteminder_home
\compliance\config
  • siteminder_home
    Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
Connection API Configuration File
The Connection API file (conapi.conf) is used to configure services through the Connection API. These services include the OneView Monitor.
Location:siteminder_home\config
  • siteminder_home
    Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
OneView Monitor Configuration File
The OneView Monitor:
  • Identifies performance bottlenecks and provides information about resource usage in a CA Single Sign-On deployment.
  • Displays alerts when certain events, such as component failure, occur.
The OneView Monitor configuration file (mon.conf) is used to specify:
  • The frequency at which the OneView Monitor requests data from registered components.
  • The frequency at which registered components send a heart beat event to the OneView Monitor.
  • If the Policy Server component index is constant.
Location:
 siteminder_home\monitor
  • siteminder_home
     
    specifies the Policy Server installation path.
CA SiteMinder® Configuration File
The CA Single Sign-On configuration file (siteminder.conf) is used to:
  • Start and stop the Policy Server processes
  • Configure, disable, and enable executives
One or more executive applications monitor the status of Policy Server processes and automatically restart any processes that fail.
Location:
 siteminder_home\config
  • siteminder_home
    Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
SNMP Configuration File
SNMP–compliant network management applications can monitor many operational aspects of a CA Single Sign-On environment. The CA Single Sign-On SNMP module allows for the exchange of information with these applications.
The SNMP configuration file (snmp.conf) provides settings for the CA Single Sign-On SNMP module.
Location:
 siteminder_home\config
  • siteminder_home
    Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
SNMP Event Trapping Configuration File
The SNMP event trapping configuration file (snmptrap.conf) provides settings for the following:
The system events that you want mapped to SNMP traps.
The addresses of the Network Management Systems to which the traps are sent.
Location:
 siteminder_home\config
  • siteminder_home
    Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
Policy Server Registry Keys
The Policy Server registry keys are located at one of the following:
  • (Windows) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Netegrity\SiteMinder\CurrentVersion\PolicyServer.
  • (UNIX) The sm.registry file.
    The default location of this file is siteminder_home/registry.
    • siteminder_home
      Specifies the Policy Server installation path.
Consider the following:
  • Specific circumstances can require that you do one of the following:
    • Modify an existing registry key.
    • Create a registry key and assign a value.
In these cases, the CA Single Sign-On documentation details the required steps.
  • In all other cases, we recommend that you modify Policy Server settings using the Administrative UI or the Policy Server Management Console, as detailed in the CA Single Sign-On documentation. Do not modify Policy Server settings using the registry keys, unless instructed by CA Single Sign-On Support or the documentation.