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How to Add Additional Header Options for Web Agent Actions in site minder admin GUI Rule actions section.


Article ID: 51703


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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On



By default Policy server Admin GUI, shows 3 HTTP action VERBS (i.e. GET, POST, and PUT) in the Rule -> Actions section. Apart from these 3 out of the box VERBS, customer wants to add additional HTTP VERBS like-HEAD, TRACE, DELETE, TRACE, CONNECT, OPTIONS in the policy server admin UI RULE action section.


To add additional Web agent HTTP VERB ACTIONS, Perform the following steps:-

  1. Open your Site minder Admin UI.

  2. Select View -> Agent Types

  3. Now click on Agent Types in the system tab.

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    Figure 1

  4. Go to the right window pane and select "Web Agent" and double click to open "Agent Type Properties" window.

  5. Agent Types Properties window will open click on Create button located at the bottom of the Actions box.

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    Figure 2

  6. Type in the options you wish to add like (HEAD, TRACE, DELETE, TRACE, CONNECT, OPTIONS)

  7. Click on Apply and OK.

    That's it!!! We are done.

  8. Now Go to Rule Section in a Domain and the options you just created should appear in the Web Agents Actions.


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