How Siteminder works

Scenario

This siteminder tutorial will show you how siteminder works. There may be situations where users access a web service hosted on a Apache Web server are authenticated by some authentication mechanism, let’s say LDAP. If the same users want to access web services on an IIS Web server, they have to be authenticated by another mechanism, lets say Windows domain controller. Since there is no way to pass authentication verification between these two systems, users must log in twice.

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