Use custom adapters for federated repositories


When the custom adapters for federated repositories are part of the default realm, the users and groups can be managed using wsadmin commands or the admin console.

If custom adapters for federated repositories are part of the default realm, you use the admin console to manage the users and groups in the realm.

The default parent for PersonAccount and Group entities needs to be the same as the base entry of the custom adapter. To view this admin console page...

You must configure the supported entity types before we can manage this account with Users and Groups in the admin console. The Base entry for the default parent determines the repository location where entities of the specified type are placed on write operations by user and group management.

 

  1. In the admin console, click Users and Groups to access users and groups panel.

  2. Click Manage Groups to test the basic functions of the custom adapter with respect to custom adapters for federated repositories.

  3. Click Manage Users to test the basic functions of the custom adapter with respect to custom adapters for federated repositories.

 

Results

After completing these steps, you will have ensured that the custom adapter is being used properly.

 

Next steps

Adjustments to the custom adapter can be made by using wsadmin to make configuration changes. See Set custom adapters for federated repositories using wsadmin for more details.


Sample custom adapters for federated repositories examples

 

Related concepts


Federated repositories
Security role to user or group mapping

 

Related tasks


Manage repositories in a federated repository configuration
Set custom adapters for federated repositories using wsadmin
Establishing custom adapters for federated repositories
Set supported entity types in a federated repository configuration