The installation process for Platform Services of the Novell® Identity Manager Fan-Out driver requires obtaining a security certificate from the core driver. This is done by running a Platform Services SSL component with a special command line parameter.
This process normally prompts you for the common name of the Platform object, and the fully distinguished name and password of an eDirectory™ user with Read and Create object rights to the ASAM System container.
These prompts are undesirable when scripting large numbers of platform installations. You can avoid these prompts by specifying the information in the platform configuration file.
Three platform configuration file statements can be used to provide automated responses for the prompts generated when obtaining a platform security certificate. These statements are