Get SSO encryption information

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Article ID: 197618

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Products

CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Agents (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Federation (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) SITEMINDER

Issue/Introduction

We would like to know how SiteMinder do:

  1. Encryption of SSO cookies that are read by all agents in a SSO environment
  2. Encryption of session tickets which contains user credentials

Environment

Release : 12.8.03

Component : SITEMINDER -WEB AGENT FOR APACHE

Resolution


Encryption of sso cookies will be done by agent keys.

webagent uses the keys sent by PS and the user credentials are not stored anywhere.