The first step in this configuration is choosing the type of the Password Credential Validator. Available types are determined by plug-in JAR files loaded in the <pf_install>/pingfederate/server/default/deploy directory. Several validator plug-ins are bundled with PingFederate. Other plug-ins may be added periodically, available from the Ping Identity Downloads website.

  1. Enter a name and an ID for the instance on the Type screen.
  2. Select the type of the PCV from the list.
  3. Optional: Select a Parent Instance from the list.
    This is useful when you are creating an instance that is similar to an existing instance. The child instance inherits the configuration of its parent. In addition, you have the option to override one or more settings during the rest of the setup. Select the Override ... check box and make the adjustments as needed in one or more subsequent screens.