The organization of Credential Vault in WebSphere Portal consists of vault segments and credential slots. Figure 20-2 shows an overview of these components.
The portal server’s credential vault is organized as follows:
The portal administrator can partition the vault into several vault segments. Vault segments can be created and configured only by portal administrators.
A vault segment contains one or more vault slots. Vault slots are the“drawers” where portlets store and retrieve a user’s credentials. Each slot holds one credential.
A vault slot is linked to a resource ...