IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business: Junctions and Links

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 03 December 2009

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IBM Form #: REDP-4621-00
(12 pages)

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Authors: Axel Buecker, Ori Pomerantz


IBM® Tivoli® Access Manager for e-business can manage and enforce access control to Web-based resources located on Web servers or Web application servers. It uses "junctions" to identify and address those servers. When a user wants to access those resources, the browser uses a set of URL links that have to be translated because the back-end Web server uses different links. In this paper we explain how Tivoli Access Manager WebSEAL processes URLs from the back-end server and the client.

This IBM Redpaper™ document is intended to help implementors and system administrators who need to configure Tivoli Access Manager WebSEAL to protect back-end Web servers.

Table of contents

URLs, Links, and Junctions
Modifying outbound links
Inbound server-relative links
Inbound absolute links and virtual host junctions

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