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Basic Authentication

The Basic Authentication policy resource provides options you can configure when you set up a basic authentication security policy.


The General section has the following fields.

Field Description
Package The name to be displayed as the label of the policy resource package.
Name The name of the policy resource.
Description A short description of the policy resource.

Service Provider Details

The service provider you select authenticates user name and password credentials. The Service Provider Details section has the following fields.

Field Description
Select Authentication Type Select a way to authenticate user credentials:
  • XML File Authentication
XML File Resource

Create a new XML Authentication resource, or specify an existing XML Authentication resource. The Basic Authentication policy references the XML Authentication resource you select.