Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.1 SP1 Quick Start Guide for Symantec Product Authentication Service - Windows

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Table of Contents:
Getting started with Symantec Product Authentication Services
About Symantec Product Authentication Services
Best practices
Minimize the number of root brokers to one
Remember to back up Symantec product Authentication Service
Limit use of private domain repository accounts to Symantec services only
Planning for Symantec product Authentication Service in an SFW HA environment
Scenario 1: One or more clusters with one root broker outside the clusters
Scenario 2: Single cluster with one root broker inside cluster
Scenario 3: Multiple clusters with one root broker inside a cluster
Scenario 4: SFW HA with an existing root broker
Scenario 5: Multiple clusters with one root broker per cluster
Installing a root broker
Installing a root broker on a dedicated system outside the clusters
Verifying that the service is started
Upgrading an existing Symantec product Authentication Service root broker
Upgrading a non-secure 5.x SFW HA cluster to a secure 5.1 SFW HA cluster
Backing up Symantec Product Authentication Services
The vssat showbackuplist command
Restoring the backup
Important concepts
Application host
Authentication domain
Authentication library
Authentication mechanism
Authentication plugin
Who must have product credentials
Security policy
Secure sockets layer protocol
Single sign-on authentication through the SSPI plugin

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