Windows Authorization Manager

The web services need to have authentication specified in order for the desktop applications to access them.

The following is an example of how to apply permissions against the Catalog web service. The steps to secure the other web services, such as profiles, orders, and marketing, are the same. You can also use the Grant-CS*WebServicePermissions PowerShell CmdLets to add users to an Authorization Store. If you are using SCpbMD, then you will only be using and securing the catalog web service.

  1. Start Windows, click the Start button, and search for azman.msc to open the Authorization Manager.

  2. The Authorization Manager tool appears.
  3. Right-click the Authorization Manager node, and then click Open Authorization Store.
  4. In the Open Authorization Store dialog, select XML file, browse to C:\inetpub\CSServices\CSSolutionStorefrontSite_CatalogWebService in the Store. name field, choose CatalogAuthorizationStore.xml, and then click OK.

  5. In the Authorization Manager dialog, expand CatalogandInventorySytem/Role Assignments, and click Administrator.

  6. Right-click the empty pane on the right of the window, click Assign Users and Groups, and then click From Windows and Active Directory.

  7. Add the name of any users and groups that will need to use the Catalog Manager or Catalog and Inventory Schema Manager tools. At minimum, add your own user name.
  8. Repeat this procedure for each of the web services. If you are using SCpbMD, you do not need to add any other users and groups.