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How do I configure the Core Token Service (CTS) for session failover in OpenAM 11.x?

Last updated Jan 5, 2021

The purpose of this article is to provide a video demonstration that will help guide you through understanding and configuring the CTS for session failover in OpenAM 11.x. It assumes you have already deployed and configured your OpenAM instances, with the second instance pointing to the first instance, and that both OpenAM servers are up and running.

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Configuring the CTS for session failover

Enabling session failover using ssoadm

You can enable session failover using ssoadm as follows:

Enter the following command:

$ ./ssoadm create-sub-cfg -u [adminID] -f [passwordfile] -s iPlanetAMSessionService -b Site -g [sitename] -a iplanet-am-session-sfo-enabled=true

replacing [adminID], [passwordfile] and [sitename] with appropriate values.

See Also

FAQ: Core Token Service (CTS) and session high availability in AM

Best practice for configuring an external DS instance for the Core Token Service (CTS) in AM 5.x and 6

OpenAM Installation Guide › Configuring the Core Token Service (CTS)

OpenAM Installation Guide › Setting Up OpenAM Session Failover

OpenAM Reference › OpenAM Command Line Tools › ssoadm

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