Chapter 13. WebSphere Security on the Distributed Platforms

Objectives

This chapter covers the following concepts:

  • How the pieces of the security architecture fit together

  • Administering WebSphere security

  • Configuring authentication mechanisms, user registries, SSL, and so on

  • Overriding global security configuration at the server level

  • Identification of important WebSphere files associated with security

  • Tracing servers with security enabled

Securing Your WebSphere Environment

In an Application Server environment, security is an important feature and you will need to give it serious consideration. Security can mean a lot of things when setting up and managing a production environment with WebSphere. Apart from application security, there is web server security, ...

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