User authentication for TPMfSW

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What are the different authentication methods for Tivoli Provisioning Manager for Software?

Answer

There are 3 authentication methods for Tivoli Provisioning Manager for Software

OS Authentication
- Users accounts must exists in the local Operational System

Ready-only-LDAP without LDAP SSL communication
- LDAP used only for authentication
- LDAP user must be imported into TPMfSW according to "Tivoli Provisioning Manager for Software Installation Guide for AIX" - Chapter 5 - Post-installation configuration / Configuring a ready-only-ldap / Importing LDAP Users.

Ready-only-LDAP with LDAP SSL communication
- LDAP schema must be extended according to "Tivoli Provisioning Manager for Software Installation Guide for AIX" - Apendix E - Installing the directory server

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Provisioning Manager AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 5.1.1.3

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More support for:

Tivoli Provisioning Manager for Software

Software version:

5.1.1.3

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

1600968

Modified date:

2012-07-11

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