This glossary defines terms that are relevant to BMC Helix Single Sign-On. Because the content comes from the Common Glossary, it might include definitions common to other BMC products and solutions.
Most commonly used terms in BMC Helix SSO
A collection of user actions during a certain period of time. In BMC Helix SSO, you can enable audit for end-user and administrator actions.
The term end user refers to everyone who logs in to the application integrated with BMC Helix SSO, including local users.
A domain name that specifies the exact location of the domain in the tree hierarchy of the Domain Name System (DNS). For example, www.docs.bmc.com.
A configuration that implies communication between multiple BMC Helix SSO servers and one or more applications through a load balancer. The load balancer reduces the load on the BMC Helix SSO servers and supports continuous working of BMC Helix SSO if one or more BMC Helix SSO servers are not available.
A software architecture in which a single application instance serves multiple tenants and provides data isolation between tenants. In BMC Helix SSO, a tenant that has a full access to the BMC Helix SSO application and configuration of other tenants is called the SaaS tenant.
A standalone BMC product that enables users to log in to multiple applications within an organization by using a single ID and password. The main components of BMC Helix SSO are the BMC Helix SSO agent and the BMC Helix SSO server.
A user who has full rights to create, activate, delete, or temporarily deactivate other SaaS administrators, tenant administrators, and tenants in BMC Helix SSO. Users with this role can view and change the configuration of any tenant registered on the BMC Helix SSO server.
The term user refers to everyone, including local users, local administrators, and end users.