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Enterprise Single Sign-On 8.0.6 - Quick Start Guide

1 Overview 2 Installing Quest ESSO in Dedicated (ADLDS) Directory Mode 3 Installing Quest ESSO in Corporate (AD) Directory Mode 4 Getting Started with Quest ESSO - Scenario of Use

1.2.3 Data Flows

The Quest ESSO solution generates the following flows:
The user flow, between Quest ESSO Security Services and the Quest ESSO directory, is used for access management.
In dedicated mode, The Quest ESSO Client sends requests to the corporate and to the Quest ESSO directories.
The administrator flow, between Quest ESSO Security Services, the Quest ESSO Controller and the directory, is used to define the access policy.
The
Quest ESSO Controller sends requests to the directory by using a dedicated technical account.
The audit flow, between Quest ESSO Security Services and the Quest ESSO Controller, and between the Quest ESSO Controller and the central audit database, is used to gather audit events.
The Self Service Password Request (SSPR) flow, between the web portal and the SSPR server, is an HTTP or HTTPS flow.
Requests to the directory are LDAP requests. Other flows are secured proprietary protocols

1.2.4 Quest ESSO Identities

The Quest ESSO identities that generate the flows described in 1.2.3 Data Flows are the following:
The user.
The administrator.
The administrator accesses the Quest ESSO administration module.
The access point.
The LDAP technical account of the Quest ESSO Controller
The Audit technical account of the Quest ESSO Controller
The SSPR administrator
All the Quest ESSO components of the architecture are described in 1.5 Quest ESSO Model.

1.3 Quest ESSO Authentication Options

Quest ESSO offers the following authentication options to access a workstation:
Authentication Manager authentication by Advanced Login Module.

1.3.1 Authentication Manager Authentication

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