Single Sign-On (SSO) for WAS and Domino

One of the first areas of integration between WebSphere and Domino application servers was user authentication. It was not long after developers started to build applications requiring secure access to both J2EE and Domino components that the need for shared user authentication, commonly referred to as “Single Sign-On (SSO)” was encountered.

Basic SSO Between WAS and Domino

The need for SSO surfaces when an application is designed with both Domino and J2EE components, which need to be accessed in a secure fashion. Let's consider the case where an application consists of a J2EE servlet and a Domino database, both of which are to be restricted to a certain group of users. If we protect both the servlet and ...

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