1.0 Introduction to Novell Access Manager

NovellĀ® Access Manager is a comprehensive access management solution that provides secure access to Web and enterprise applications. Access Manager also provides seamless single sign-on across technical and organizational boundaries, and uses industry standards including SAML (Secure Assertions Markup Language) and Liberty Alliance protocols. Access Manager combines simplified deployment and administration with advanced capabilities, such as multi-factor authentication, role-based access control, Web single sign-on, data encryption, and SSL VPN, to provide secure access from any location.

This section discusses the following topics: