HTTP Federation Proxy Planning Worksheet

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Use this worksheet to record the information you need to configure a connection to an application using HTTP Federation (HFED) Proxy.

                                                                                          
Information Example Your Application
Application basics:
Application name Appname Financials
Application sign-in URL https://www.appname.com/Login.aspx
Application home page URL https://www.appname.com/welcome
Failure indicators:
Failure indicator - visible text Begins with[Invalid credentials]
Failure indicator - URL Contains[Failed]
Failure indicator - HTTP Status Matches [401 Unautorized]
Portal hostname and domain name:
Portal hostname, or identity router virtual IP (VIP) portal.sso.example.com
Portal protected domain name (PDN) sso.example.com
Web servers:

Each real application hostname must have a corresponding proxy hostname that is a protected application hostname. Proxy hostnames must be entered as Domain Name System (DNS) canonical names (CNAMEs) to the identity router hostname/virtual IP address.

Real hostname1 www.appname.com
Proxy hostname1 www-appname-com.sso.example.com
Real hostname2 resources.appname.com
Proxy hostname2 resources.sso.example.com
Real hostname3
Proxy hostname3
Real hostname4
Proxy hostname4
Portal URL:
Application landing URL (The proxy hostname replaces the real application hostname) https://www-appname-com.sso.example.com/welcome

 

 

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