Andrea Taylor

Identifying Your Authentication Manager Deployment Scenario

Blog Post created by Andrea Taylor Employee on Jul 1, 2014

RSA Authentication Manager supports a number of deployment scenarios. You identify your deployment scenario based on your network topology and business requirements and the authentication methods and functionality available with each deployment scenario.

 

The following table outlines Authentication Manager scenarios for common deployments. These scenarios use SecurID plus other methods for authentication.

 

Scenario

Risk-Based Authentication (RBA)

On-Demand Authentication

Load Balancing and Failover

Additional Features

1: Primary Instance Only

X

X

 

 

2: Primary Instance with a Web Tier

X

X

 

  • RBA log on screen customization
  • Self-Service Console Customization
  • SSL certificate replacement for web-tier servers

3: Primary Instance with Replica Instances

X

X

X

  • Failover in a disaster recovery situation or planned maintenance
  • Geographically dispersed deployments

4: Primary Instance and Replica Instances with Web Tiers

X

X

X

  • Failover in a disaster recovery situation or planned maintenance
  • RBA log on screen customization
  • Self-Service Console Customization
  • SSL certificate replacement for web-tier servers

 

For more information about each scenario, including high-level implementation steps, see the Planning Guide.

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