Authentication policy

Authentication policies are used to define general parameters to control authentication behavior. These include parameters such as:

  • Failed authentication count
  • Auto unlock
  • Session token life

To create a new Authentication Policy, follow the steps below:

  • Login to the Webconsole
  • Goto Policy -> Authentication Policy
  • Click Create new authentication policy from the side bar. You will see the form show below

New Authentication policy

Complete the form using the table below for reference.

Parameter NameDescription
Auto unlock timeTime in minutes when a locked account will automatically unlock.
BaseDN
Failed Auth countNumber of times where a consecutive authentication failure will locked the account
Fail UrlExternal URL where the user will be redirected after a failed authentication attempts. This URL overrides default behavior and is not normally necessary.
Host login
Host password
Host URL
Key Attributes
Login Module Sel Policy
Managed sys ID
ProtocolCommunication protocol: CLEAR, SSL, TLS
Success URLExternal URL where the user will be redirected after successfully authentication. This URL overrides default behavior and is not normally necessary.
Token IssueName of the entity which issued the token
Token LifeDuration of the session token expressed in minutes.