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Administering


When you have BMC Helix Single Sign-On server installed or upgraded, and BMC Helix Single Sign-On agent installed for all integrated applications, you can proceed with administering tasks. This section contains information about configuring BMC Helix SSO for various authentication types, and other administrative tasks such as configuring branding details or viewing user sessions.

Administering tasks for BMC Helix SSO subscribers

The following task applies to you if you have the permissions of a tenant administrator on the BMC Helix SSO server: 

TaskReference
Create, edit and delete users and groups for realms with local authentication type

Managing local users and passwords

Administering tasks for BMC Helix SSO on-premises users

The following tasks apply to you if you have the permissions of a SaaS administrator in the BMC Helix SSO Admin Console: 

TaskReference

Create internal administrators (SaaS administrators and tenant administrators) with access to the BMC Helix SSO Admin Console.

Setting up BMC Helix SSO administrator accounts

Set up multiple tenants on the BMC Helix SSO server.

Activating tenants

Configure the following settings on the BMC Helix SSO server:

  • General settings—cookie domain, session settings, and server logging
  • Advanced settingscookie name, service URL, and service provider options for SAML authentication
  • Admin authentication settings—Enable authentication for internal administrator users, and configure access to BMC Helix SSO Admin Console for users from an external LDAP directory.
Configuring the BMC Helix SSO server

Configure BMC Helix SSO for end user authentication:

  • Add and configure authentication for realms
  • Enable AR authentication for bypass
  • Enable BMC Helix SSO to authenticate applications in iframes
  • Rebrand the BMC Helix SSO end user login page
  • Set up the user ID transformation
  • Enable and configure authentication chains for a realm
Setting up end user authentication
Create, edit and delete users and groups for realms with local authentication type.

Managing local users and passwords

Configure OAuth 2.0 protocol for one or more of the following tasks:

  • Register OAuth 2.0 native client applications
  • Register OAuth 2.0 non-native client applications
  • Set up token timeout for client applications
  • Generate JWKs for OAuth 2.0 flow
  • View and delete tokens of active user sessions
Configuring OAuth 2.0

Enable single sign-on experience for applications hosted on different domains.



Configuring Remedy SSO for applications hosted on different domains


Enable single sign-on experience for applications cross-launched from a different BMC Helix SSO server.

Enabling cross launch for applications integrated with different Remedy SSO servers





Configure the start page for applications protected by BMC Helix SSO.

Adding applications to the Digital Service Management page

Create a backup of the BMC Helix SSO server before upgrade.

Restore the BMC Helix SSO configuration from backup.

Exporting and importing BMC Helix SSO server configuration
Kill end users sessions.Invalidating and configuring end user sessions

View audit records for actions performed by all BMC Helix SSO administrators.

Reviewing audit records


The following tasks apply to you if you have read and write permissions for the file system on servers with  BMC Helix SSO server and  BMC Helix SSO agents:

TaskReference

Configure the rsso.agent.properties file on the servers with applications integrated with BMC Helix SSO.

Configuring the BMC Helix SSO agent

Transfer data between two BMC Helix SSO servers.

Transferring data between BMC Helix SSO servers

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