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Configure Access Request Manager with External Database

This topic covers how you can enable Access Request Manager (ARM) and configure it to use an external database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL.

  1. SSH to an instance as ${USER}.

  2. To configure ARM with PostgreSQL, refer to Configure PostgreSQL or to configure ARM with MySQL, refer to Configure MySQL.

  3. Run the following commands:

    cd ~/privacera/privacera-manager
    cp config/sample-vars/vars.access-request-manager.yml config/custom-vars/
    vi config/custom-vars/vars.access-request-manager.yml
    
  4. Add/Edit the following properties. For property details and description, refer to the Configuration Properties below.

    ACCESS_REQUEST_MANAGER_ENABLE: "true"
    

    Note

    You can also add custom properties that are not included by default. See Access Request Manager.

  5. Run the following commands:

    cd ~/privacera/privacera-manager
    ./privacera-manager.sh update
    

Configuration Properties

Property Description Example
ACCESS_REQUEST_MANAGER_ENABLE Set the property to enable/disable Access Request Manager. true