Category Archives: RSA

RSA Authentication Manager

It’s time to move to RSA SecurID Authentication Manager 8

Not long time ago, EMC released the brand new version of Authentication Manager (AM). There is a major shift in this release – it is now a virtual appliance based on SLES11. This appliance can be deployed in our vSphere … Continue reading

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Adding RSA SecurID Authentication Manager Replica Instance

We have deployed our RSA SecurID Authentication Manager (AM) for using two factor authentication for our VPN clients, for securing inherently non secure protocols, making e-commerce safe, … whatever, but what if our AM fails? Well, we can recover from … Continue reading

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Using RSA SecurID external database with Cisco ACS 5.x

In this blog we saw how to connect our ACS 5.x with Microsoft Active Directory (AD) external database. This way we can use existing usernames and passwords to authenticate our users. We also saw that in addition to AD external … Continue reading

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Authenticating Cisco ASA users using RSA SDI protocol

Anyone still using RSA Authentication Manager (AM) after this infamous break-in? Well, if the answer is yes, read on… If we are using EMC/RSA Authentication Manager to authenticate our users, we can do so two ways. First, we can use … Continue reading

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