Authentication in Domino and WebSphere

Domino uses HTTP basic authentication whenever a Web user requests access to a Domino database whose ACL restricts access and client-side SSL authentication is not in effect. A Domino database ACL restricts access when the Default and Anonymous entries are set to “No Access.” The name and password supplied by the user is verified against the Domino directory and any external directories configured via a Directory Assistance database. Domino can be configured to match various forms of the user name against the directory entry, including the common name, the last name, the short name, or the full distinguished name (“canonical name” in Notes terminology). The password is compared against the Internet password ...

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