To configure RSA Adaptive Authentication on the service, you enable RSA Adaptive Authentication; select the adaptive authentication methods to apply, and add the Active Directory connection information and certificate.
RSA Adaptive Authentication correctly configured with the authentication methods to use for secondary authentication.
Details about the SOAP endpoint address and the SOAP user name.
Active Directory configuration information and the Active Directory SSL certificate available.
- In the VMware Identity Manager console Identity & Access Management tab, select Setup.
- On the Connector page, Workers column, select the link for the connector that is being configured.
- Click Auth Adapters and then click RSAAAldpAdapter.
You are redirected to the identity manager authentication adapter page.
- Click the Edit link next to the RSAAAldpAdapter.
- Select the appropriate settings for your environment.
An asterisk indicates a required field. The other fields are optional.
A name is required. The default name is RSAAAldpAdapter. You can change this name.
Enable RSA AA Adapter
Select the check box to enable RSA Adaptive Authentication.
Enter the SOAP endpoint address for integration between the RSA Adaptive Authentication adapter and the service.
Enter the user name and password that is used to sign SOAP messages.
Enter the domain address of the Adaptive Authentication server.
Enable OOB Email
Select this check box to enable out-of-band authentication that sends a onetime passcode to the end user via an email message.
Enable OOB SMS
Select this check box to enable out-of-band authentication that sends a onetime passcode to the end user via a SMS text message.
Select this check box to enable SecurID. Users are asked to enter their RSA token and passcode.
Enable Secret Question
Select this check box if you are going to use enrollment and challenge questions for authentication.
*Number Enrollment Questions
Enter the number of questions the user will need to setup when they enroll in the Authentication Adapter server.
*Number Challenge Questions
Enter the number of challenge questions users must answer correctly to login.
*Number of authentication attempts allowed
Enter the number of times to display challenge questions to a user trying to log in before authentication fails.
Type of Directory
The only directory supported is Active Directory.
Enter the Active Directory port number.
Enter the Active Directory host name.
Select this check box if you use SSL for your directory connection. You add the Active Directory SSL certificate in the Directory Certificate field.
Use DNS Service Location
Select this check box if DNS service location is used for directory connection.
Enter the DN from which to start account searches. For example, OU=myUnit,DC=myCorp,DC=com.
Enter the account that can search for users. For example , CN=binduser,OU=myUnit,DC=myCorp,DC=com
Enter the password for the Bind DN account.
Enter the account attribute that contains the username.
To establish secure SSL connections, add the directory server certificate to the text box. In the case of multiple servers, add the root certificate of the certificate authority.
- Click Save.
What to do next
Enable the RSA Adaptive Authentication auth method in the Built-in identity provider from the Identity & Access Management > Manage tab. See Using Built-in Identity Providers.
Add the RSA Adaptive Authentication auth method to the default access policy. Go to the Identity & Access Management > Manage > Policies page and edit the default policy rules to add Adaptive Authentication. See Managing Authentication Methods to Apply to Users.