Custom Web applications can be registered for use with EmpowerID through the EmpowerID Web Access Management system (WAM). This allows organizations with custom Web-based resources to leverage EmpowerID for the same end-to-end level of security EmpowerID provides for directory-based resources.
This topic demonstrates how to configure WAM applications for use with EmpowerID.
This opens the Application Details form, which contains various tabs and fields for creating the application.
This opens the WAM Connection Information section of the form. You use this section to build the SSO Connection for the Web application. A description of the fields in this section follows.
|Source URL (Client Request)||Target URL (Translated Value)|
This opens the WAM Routes dialog, which is where you specify the routes to be protected. A description of the fields follows the image.
The following image shows what the Base URL WAM Route for an application in our environment looks like. In the image, we have configured the route to translate the Source URL," http://www.andysbeans.com/andysbeans," typed by clients in their browsers to "http://sso.empowerid.com:8080/andysbeans", which is the real location of the application's base URL.
You should see the Added flag update from 0 to 1. Clicking on the flag allows you to review the WAM route you are adding to the application.
You can remove a WAM Route by clicking the Undo button to the right of the route.
This opens the Name Information dialog for the subcomponent, which is where you specify the URLs to be protected. A description of the fields follows.
The below image shows an example of what a URL subcomponent for a Web application looks like. In the image, we are adding a URL subcomponent that protects all paths on the Web application beginning with "employees." For the details on adding Application Subcomponents to an application, see the topic Adding Application Subcomponents to Applications.
You should see the Added flag update from 0 to 1. Clicking the flag allows you to review the URL subcomponent you are adding to the application.
You can remove a subcomponent by clicking the Undo button to the right of the subcomponent.