Metadata Lookup In Access Manager

Metadata Lookup In Access Manager

While Access Manager allows you to view and make basic changes to the metadata of a trusted provider, it does not provide an easy way to retrieve and save the XML that was originally imported.  Sometimes you may wish to compare the imported XML to the current metadata, or you may wish to make more advanced changes to the XML and then re-import.  Whatever your reason, there is a way to retrieve the trusted provider XML in Access Manager.

  1. Log into the administration console

  2. In the top menu, select View Objects

  3. In the objects view, open the Search tab

  4. Set the following search parameters

    1. Context: [root]

    2. Search sub-containers: Enabled

    3. Name: *


    4. Type: nidsSaml2TrustedSP (modify based on what type of provider you are searching)

    5. Select the + button next to search type

    6. Set the advanced selection to nidsDisplayName - is equal - the name you defined for the provider



  5. Select OK and then Search

  6. You should see one object.  If you don't, make sure the advanced search matches the name of the provider.  You can also remove that option, at which point, you will see all of the providers matching that type.

  7. Click on the provider and select Modify Object

  8. Select nidsTrustedProviderMetadata and click Edit

  9. Select the edit icon next to the value

  10. On the editor page, you should see the metadata XML on the right hand screen.  Just copy and paste into your favorite editor.


Enjoy!

metadata_export
Tags (1)

DISCLAIMER:

Some content on Community Tips & Information pages is not officially supported by Micro Focus. Please refer to our Terms of Use for more detail.
Top Contributors
Version history
Revision #:
1 of 1
Last update:
‎2014-07-08 00:50
Updated by:
 
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Micro Focus. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Certain versions of content ("Material") accessible here may contain branding from Hewlett-Packard Company (now HP Inc.) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. As of September 1, 2017, the Material is now offered by Micro Focus, a separately owned and operated company. Any reference to the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks is historical in nature, and the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks are the property of their respective owners.