Connecting IQ Server

Nexus Repository Manager 3.x requires an IQ Server connection to use Nexus Lifecycle and Nexus Firewall features. 

To configure the connection to IQ Server:

  1. Navigate to Nexus Repository Manager and log in.
  2. Click the Administration button   on the main toolbar.
  3. Click IQ Server on the sidebar
  4. Configure the following settings:
    1. Click to select Whether to use IQ Server. This will enable IQ Server features.
    2. Enter the IQ Server URL.
    3. Select an Authentication Method:
      1. User Authentication: Enter a username and password.
      2. PKI Authentication: Delegate authentication to the JVM.

        It is recommended that you create a unique machine account with desired permissions for connecting IQ Server with Nexus Repository Manager. At a minimum, the account needs Evaluate Individual Components permission at the repositories level to use any available IQ Server features.

  5. Configure optional properties:
    1. Enter a Request Timeout.
    2. Enter information in the Properties input field using a key=value definition per line. The Properties should be left blank, unless instructed by Sonatype

  6. Click Verify connection to test the connection.
  7. Click Save

If successful, a list of applications from IQ Server is displayed, and Dashboard appears under IQ Server on the Administration main menu.