How to lead performance tests on Siteminder CA Access Gateway

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Article ID: 223687

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SITEMINDER

Issue/Introduction

 

When running CA Access Gateway (SPS), how to do stress test on this
Siteminder component ?

 

Environment

 

CA Access Gateway (SPS) 12.8SP5 on RedHat 8

 

Resolution

 

At first glance, documentation and some KD gives some tips. Overall,
you've got to set the full tracing on the CA Access Gateway (SPS) and
put load on it (1)(2).

Then from the traces, you would be in position to identify the
bottlenecks by running the following analyser against them (3).

Once the bottlenecks identified, you'll be in position to investigate
which parameter to tune in order to fix them (4).

 

Additional Information

 

(1)

    How to Siteminder CA Access Gateway (SPS) Linux tuning
    https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=44209

(2)

  
    Access Gateway Troubleshooting
    https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/symantec-security-software/identity-security/siteminder/12-8/troubleshooting/ca-access-gateway-troubleshooting.html

(3)

    Siteminder Policy Trace Analysis
    https://community.broadcom.com/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MID=824043#bm08008f22-0cbb-433d-916a-2dc4b1048062

(4)

    CA Access Gateway (SPS) : Commonly Tuned Parameters
    https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=43275