PMF is designed to work with
your on-site web security system, whether you use Netegrity SiteMinder,
EnTrust, LDAP, RACF, or any other security system. As an administrator,
you will set up the following:
- Authentication. This determines which users can access PMF. This requires integration
with your on-site web security system to recognize your list of authentic
users. You must ensure that the user ID has been entered in the
security system files. For example, if you use an LDAP system, ensure
that the user ID is valid in that system and that you have specified
that they have access to WebFOCUS and PMF.
- Authorization. This determines which tabs, data, and capabilities users can access within
PMF. You can also specify for each user, or groups of users, the
level of access permitted in terms of organizational levels. This
requires creating owner records (user IDs) and assigning roles that
determine the privileges for each user ID or groups of user IDs.
User IDs must match those in your on-site web security system, while
roles must match those as assigned for use with PMF.
For information on restricting user access to data based on dimension
values, see Setting
Measure Access for Users (Owners).