Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP2 Policy Guide

This guide describes the following features of Novell Access Manager policies:

This is intended to help you understand and configure all of the policy features provided by Access Manager and includes advanced topics.

It is recommended that you first become familiar with the information in the Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP2 Setup Guide, which helps you understand how to perform a basic Identity Server configuration, set up a resource protected by an Access Gateway, and configure SSL.


This guide is intended for Access Manager administrators. It is assumed that you have knowledge of evolving Internet protocols, such as:


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Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of the Access Manager Policies Guide, visit the Novell Access Manager Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

Before proceeding, you should be familiar with the Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP2 Installation Guide and the Novell Access Manager 3.1 SP2 Setup Guide, which provide information about installing and setting up the Access Manager system.

The following device reference guides are also available:

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