Configure SiteMinder Administrative UI for HTTP (non SSL) connection

Document created by Ujwol Shrestha Employee on Sep 12, 2014Last modified by Patrick-Dussault on Oct 4, 2018
Version 5Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

Note that this document is applicable to all versions until 12.8 included as the mentioned feature "/iam/sitemindermanage" won't be available in the next versions.


By default SiteMinder Administrative UI is configured for HTTPS connection. If for any reason you want to enable non SSL connection, then you can follow below steps :


  • Stop SiteMinder Administrative UI service.
  • Edit <adminui_install_path>\server\default\deploy\iam_siteminder.ear\management_console.war\WEB-INF\web.xml  and update "AccessFilter" param value as true (set as false by default).


  • Restart SiteMinder Administrative UI service.
  • Access SiteMinder Manager application as  http://<servername>:8080/iam/sitemindermanage,


  • Select the Environments -> SiteMinder


  • Under Environment Properties, modify "Base URL" to contain "http" and http port as  :



  • Restart SiteMinder Administrative UI service.
  • Access Admin UI over http port



Note : In case of R12.52SP2 Administrative UI install, the web.xml is located at following directory:


6 people found this helpful