How to configure McAfee’s Databases object type

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The Databases object type contains the configuration details which permits McAfee OTP to connect and read all the information from the user store. That helps in authenticating the users.

Follow the steps listed below, to begin with, the database-

  • Create a database

You need to create and add a database for connections to user stores.

Task

  1. To create a database, choose from the listed options:
  • Right-click on the ‘Databases object type’ in the ‘Select pane’.
  • Select the ‘New Database type’ from the context menu.

Or,

  • Select the ‘Database object type’ in the ‘Select Panel’.
  • On the ‘Configuration pane’, select the ‘New Database type’.
  1. In the Database ‘Display Name field’, put up a unique and meaningful name.
  2. Configure the remaining settings from the ‘Configuration pane’.
  • Delete a database

Deleting a database which is no longer needed and to access the database actions through the ‘File menu’ on the ‘Menu bar’

Task

  1. Navigate to the database from the ‘Select pane’.
  2. Right-click on the database.
  3. Click on the option ‘Delete’ from the context menu.

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  • Duplicate a database

Duplicate an existing database and helps in accessing the database actions through the ‘File menu’ on the ‘Menu bar’.

Task

  1. In the ‘Select pane’ option. Navigate to the database.
  2. Right-click on the database.
  3. From the context menu, select the option ‘Duplicate Database’.
  4. In the ‘Database display name’ field, mention a unique and meaningful name.
  5. Configure the remaining settings from the ‘Configuration pane’.
  • Create an LDAP database

Creating an LDAP database while using the following steps-

Task

  1. To click on the ‘LDAP database’ type, choose one of given options:
  • Right-click on the ‘Database object type’ from the ‘Select pane’.
  • From the context menu, select the ‘New LDAP database type’.

Or,

  • In the ‘Select pane’, right-click on the ‘Databases object type’.
  • Select the option ‘New LDAP database type’ on the ‘Configuration pane’.
  1. Select the ‘Uses HOTP or TOTP (OATH)’ checkbox, to configure the new LDAP database for using the tokens based on the ‘Open Authentication (OATH) HOTP or TOTP standard.

Note- Selecting the checkbox, changes the available settings in the ‘Account Settings’ followed by ‘Onetime Password Prefetch’ and ‘PIN code areas on the configuration pane’

You need to select the checkbox while configuring the ‘new LDAP database’ for use with the McAfee software token, Pledge.

  1. Configure the remaining settings from the ‘Configuration pane’.

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