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Tech Tip : CA Single Sign-On : OPTIONS request to an .fcc page

  • 1.  Tech Tip : CA Single Sign-On : OPTIONS request to an .fcc page

    Posted 09-13-2018 04:47 AM

    Issue:


    We're running a Web Agent, and when user tries to reach the page :

    https://test.test.com/siteminderagent/forms/login.fcc/test

    with OPTIONS as browser action, then the browser recieves return
    code 500.

     

    How can we fix this ?

     

    Cause:

     

    We see in the Web Agent traces that the method isn't supported yet.

    WebAgent.log

     

    1. [08/23/2018][16:40:52][2728][2568][CSmHttpPlugin.cpp:698]
    [CSmHttpPlugin::ProcessResource][000080fe00000000c4dc8c3459a112a4-
    0aa8-5b7ec774-0a08-032f1343][*10.31.160.20][][Swa2Agent][/cred/mycustom.fcc][][Autoauthorizing
    URL :
    'http://myserver2.mydomain.com:20000/cred/mycustom.fcc?
    TYPE=33554433&REALMOID=06-3be1fb2a-f836-455a-8e26-c42038643b71&GUID=
    &SMAUTHREASON=0&METHOD=GET&SMAGENTNAME=MJu6EPmFcGcYim0A1NAJTs2SmAyxB
    9SZboxNRCzXw2zH29nGYvLJZ0C1yDmcwOcO&TARGET=-SM-HTTP%3A%2F%2Fmyserver.mydomain.com%3A10000%2Fmyapp'
    , Method: 'OPTIONS' ]

     

    2. [08/23/2018][16:40:52][2728][2568][CSmHttpPlugin.cpp:8792]
    [CSmHttpPlugin::ProcessAdvancedAuthResource][000080fe00000000c4dc8c3459a112a4-
    0aa8-5b7ec774-0a08-032f1343][][][][][][HTTP
    method options not supported in Advanced Auth]

     

    Resolution:


    To get the possibilty to access a .fcc resource with Options actions,
    please open an Idea on the Security page.

     

    1. Go to the CA Security Overview Page :
    https://communities.ca.com/community/ca-security/ca-single-sign-on
    2. Click on the "Actions" drop-down menu and select "Create an idea."
    3. Give your idea a title and detailed description to encourage
    voting.
    4. Publish and vote on your idea!

     

    KB : KB000112071