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Tech Tip : CA Single Sign-On : Resource inside application server Tomcat 

  • 1.  Tech Tip : CA Single Sign-On : Resource inside application server Tomcat 

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Aug 03, 2018 09:25 AM


    I'm running CA Access Gateway (SPS), and I would like to create a
    resource like proxyui inside the embedded server Tomcat. I would like
    to start my customlogin.fcc page with another resource. Which steps I
    have to follow ? Is possible ? Or is it necessary to create a WAR and
    put inside the CA Access Gateway (SPS) Tomcat server in the
    Tomcat/webapp folder ?




    First you need to know that CA Access Gateway (SPS) doesn't support
    local content :

    Product Limitations

    "CA Access Gateway does not support local content. The ability to place
    content on CA Access Gateway is not exposed, and CA Access Gateway
    does not support proxy rules for providing access to local content."

    In order to protect your application with a custom authentication
    scheme, you have to run the application on a backend server, and
    configure the protection on the SPS and placing the custom
    authentication scheme at the same place of the login.fcc.

    To illustrate :

    Your application runs on

    You configure the proxyrule to relay

    Then you place the taftlogin.fcc in the same folder as per the
    login.fcc on the SPS server.

    Then you protect your application defining the realm :


    And then when the user will hit, it
    will be redirected to

    and once successfully authenticated and authorized, the request will
    go to, and the reply will appear in
    the user browser as


    KB : KB000108977