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Security Schemes
A security scheme is comprised of two elements:
security realm
transport protocol
The security realm is the repository where user accounts are stored. The following types of realms are supported:
OpenLDAP server
Microsoft Active Directory Services (ADS)
Sun ONE Directory Server
RFC 2307-based schemas on all supported servers
Novell Directory Services
MKS Domain
OpenLDAP, Netscape, RFC 2307, and Novell security realms are all defined as ldap security realms in the preconfigured security scheme definitions in the file.
The transport protocol is the protocol used for sending passwords and data over a connection. It can be one of the following:
send over a clear connection (clear in
send over a secure SSL port (private in
Each security realm uses a single authentication domain. The authentication domain is the mechanism used to confirm your credentials. The following authentication domains are supported:
Kerberos Single Sign-on
LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
MKS Domain
Windchill RV&S does not permit the use of the colon (:) character in user names.
Windchill RV&S supports user names and login IDs containing the @ character. To use the @ character, you must be running the latest version of Windchill RV&S server, Windchill RV&S client and all Windchill RV&S proxies.
Security schemes are defined in:
where installdir is the path to the directory where you installed the Windchill RV&S server.
Security schemes based on the supported realms are preconfigured in the file. If you have special security scheme requirements, contact PTC Technical Support.
To set up security, you need to do the following:
Select your security schemes.
Configure the required settings for your security schemes.
Set up the Secure Sockets Layer Set.