Protected resource with session sequence flow

The protected resource, with session sequence describes the sequence of events which occur when a user attempts to access a protected web resource, in a known application, where an existing Access Gateway session already exists.

Sequence flow

Events

Step

Description

1 User requests resource.
2 Access Gateway checks for session.
Session exists for requested application.
3 Access Gateway checks if resource is protected.
4 Access Gateway evaluates timeouts and behaves as defined by Application session timeout interaction.

5

Access Gateway evaluates request in the context of any associated policy

6

Access Gateway forwards request with all defined headers to application.

7

Application returns request to Access Gateway.

8

Access Gateway rewrites and returns response to User.

Related topics

Reference architectures

About Access Gateway DNS use

About Access Gateway high availability

About Access Gateway prerequisites