User interface embedded servers

Activator provides three embedded servers to handle end-user browser connections to the user interface:

  • CnHttpServer – Default HTTP embedded server enables users to log on to the UI via HTTP.
  • This server also enables the Mapping Services connection to the server for the deployment of maps and flows to the environment.
  • For more information see Configure the UI.
  • CnHttpsServer – HTTPS server is available if you want users to connect to the UI by a more secure method.
  • This server also enables the Mapping Services connection to the server for the deployment of maps and flows to the environment.
  • For more information see Configure the UI.
  • CnHttpsSamlSsoServer – Supports user SAML SSO connections with identity checks on the SSO identity server.
  • For general SSO configuration information, see Single sign-on.

To change settings:

  1. Select System management > System management from the menu bar to open the System management page.
  2. From the Related tasks list at the bottom of the page, click Manage embedded servers to open the Embedded servers page.
  3. Click the name of one of the browser-access embedded servers:
    • CnHttpServer
    • CnHttpsServer
    • CnHttpsSamlSsoServer
  4. When you click any of these names, Activator opens the Configure the UI connection page. On this page you can view and modify the settings for browser access to the user interface. See Configure the UI.

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