This ‘pdadmin’ command line utility is a part of IBM Tivoli Access Manager (renamed to IBM Security Access Manager since version 7.0). This is the standard de-facto of configuring TAM/ISAM since the early days. It is highly scriptable, and the recent version of ISAM provides even easier remote interaction by opening ‘pdadmin’ to the web via HTTP interface. All this explains the popularity of ‘pdadmin’ among the system administrators.
This page summarizes all my posts from “Basics of pdadmin” series and adds some more advanced tricks as a bonus.
Basics of ‘pdadmin’
- How to open the ‘pdadmin’ shell and authenticate yourself
- How to create ACLs
- How to find object name of your WebSEAL instance
- How to attach ACL to an object
- How to work with object policies
- How to manage WebSEAL junctions