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Enterprise Single Sign-On 9.0.2 - Authentication Manager Cluster Administration Guide

Preface Overview Administering Clusters From EAM Console Managing a Cluster from your Workstation Managing Session Delegation

Setting a Permanent Session Delegation

Setting a Permanent Session Delegation

Subject

You can delegate as many workstations to as many delegates as you want.

Procedure
  1. Right-click the Authentication Manager icon in the notification area and select Manage Cluster.
  2. Reauthenticate if needed.

    The Cluster wizard window appears.

  3. Select Manage permanent delegations and click Next.

    The following window appears:

    Figure 16: Manage permanent delegations

  4. Select a delegate in the drop-down list or click the Add button to add users to your delegates list.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • In the Delegated workstations area, select the workstations you want to delegate to the selected delegate.
    • Click the Select all button to select all the workstations at once.
  6. Click the Set button.

    The next time you lock your workstation(s), your selected delegate will be able to take control over your selected workstation(s).

NOTE: For more information on accessing a delegated session, go to Accessing a Colleague’s Workstation.

 

 

Ending a Permanent Session Delegation

Ending a Permanent Session Delegation

Subject

There are different ways to end a permanent session delegation. If the master workstation is delegated, you have to end the delegation and lock the workstation by inserting your smart card and re-authenticate yourself.

Procedure
  1. Right-click the Authentication Manager icon in the notification area and select Manage Cluster.
  2. Reauthenticate if needed.

    The Cluster wizard window appears.

  3. Select Manage permanent delegations and click Next.

    The Manage your permanent delegation window appears.

  4. Clear the check box(es) corresponding to the workstation(s) for which you want to end the delegation.
  5. Select the delegate for whom you want to end the delegation and click the Remove button.

    NOTE: Click the Remove all button to remove all the delegations at once.

  6. Click the Set button.

The session delegation has ended.

Table 2: Ending a permanent session delegation

If...

Then...

the Primary delegate or Backup ends the delegation...

the delegated workstation(s) is/are locked.

you shut down a cluster containing a delegated workstation...

the workstation is released from the cluster and locks itself.

 

Configuring Session Delegation outside a Cluster

Configuring Session Delegation outside a Cluster

There is only one type of session delegation outside a cluster: permanent delegation. For more information, refer to the following sections:

Setting a Session Delegation

Setting a Session Delegation

You can delegate several workstations to one of your delegates.

Procedure
  1. Right-click the Authentication Manager icon in the notification area and select Manage Session Delegation.
  2. Reauthenticate yourself.

    The Windows session delegation window appears.

    Figure 17: Windows session delegation

  3. Select a delegate in the drop-down list or click the Add button to add users to your delegates list.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • In the Delegated workstations area, select the workstations you want to delegate to the selected delegate.
    • Click the Select all button to select all the workstations at once.
  5. Click Apply.

    The next time you lock your workstation(s), your selected delegate will be able to take control over your selected workstation(s).

 

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