The environment variable controls the authentication security features provided by the software. You can add and set the variable in the file.

To add and set the SM_AUTHORITY environment variable:


  1. Go to the BASEDIR/smarts/bin directory and enter the following command to open the file:
    sm_edit conf/
  2. Use the following syntax to add the SM_AUTHORITY variable and its value:
  3. Save and close the file.
    The modified version of the file is saved to the BASEDIR/smarts/local/conf directory.
    Note: At this point, any Smart Assurance program that is started from this installation directory will use the applicable environment variables that are specified in the file.
  4. Restart the Smart Assurance programs that were previously launched from this installation directory for the environment variable to take effect.