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DX Infrastructure manager - How to disable/bypass the samesite cookies restriction in Google Chrome browser if you do not have access to chrome://flags URL?

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Article ID: 204154

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

Please consider the following scenario:

Due to security reasons, Our company has blacklisted chrome://flags URL, and we are unable to change the samesite cookies settings. 

So we are unable, for example, to apply the steps of the following article:

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article/141175/operator-console-home-page-shows-data-ac.html

How to handle this limitation?

Environment

UIM 20.3.x,20.4

 

Resolution

There are 2 options available:

1- If you still want to use Google Chrome, you can use the procedure described in documentation (please refer to the "optional settings" section in the bottom of the page):

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/unified-infrastructure-management/20-3/installing/ca-business-intelligence-with-ca-uim/installing-and-upgrading-ca-business-intelligence-jasperreports-server-with-ca-uim/install-or-upgrade-for-a-bundled-ca-business-intelligence-jasperreports-server.html#concept.dita_c2a97a88c62cb3b239ae19b62fa62638ef4156bf_Troubleshooting

As the documentation states, please have in mind that this is only valid if the Operator Console URL and the CABI URL can be accessed with the same domain and sub-domain:



2- You can use Mozilla Firefox browser. Its default configurations will work with CABI contents in DX Infrastructure Management.


For reference, here are the default samesite configurations in Firefox (83.0 version):

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