Claims-based authentication for Sharepoint with Access Manager

Securing Claims-based authentication for Microsoft Sharepoint with IBM Security Access Manager

Step through the process of implmenting claims-based authentication for Microsoft™ Sharepoint applications using IBM® Security Access Manager.


Jenny Wong (, Staff Software Engineer, IBM

Photo of Jenny WongJenny Wong is a member of the IBM Security Solutions Team within the Australian Development Lab located at Gold Coast, Queensland. She joined IBM in 2009 as an IBM Security IT Specialist. In her time at IBM, she has worked on various IBM Security products including IBM Security Access Manager, IBM Security Identity Manager, IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-on, and more. She holds a dual degree in Bachelor of Applied Mathematics and Information Technology from Queensland University of Technology.

05 March 2013


This 5-part video series by Jenny Wong shows a step-by-step guide for implementing claims-based authentication for Microsoft Sharepoint applications using IBM Security Access Manager. This series is intended for security architects, IT architects, and administrators and is based on the integration package available from IBM Support. See Resources for a link to the necessary integration files.


Part 1 shows an architectural overview of the solution.

Add and deploy

In Part 2, learn how to add and deploy the necessary Access Manager integration components into the Sharepoint server.

Create a new application

Part 3 demonstrates how to create a new claims-based application on the Sharepoint server and how to activate the single sign-on feature.

Test the single-sign on feature

In the demonstration in Part 4, learn how to test the single sign-on feature of a Sharepoint application feature using a virtual host junction from Access Manager's WebSeal component.

Configure and assign

Finally, in Part 5, understand how to configure and assign Sharepoint permissions using Access Manager groups.



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