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IBM WebSphere Application Server v7.0 Security by Omar Siliceo

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Ensuring good housekeeping of an installation

In addition to the engineering aspect of hardening your default installation, there are a couple or three things that can be carried out after the installation is completed. This section will briefly describe them.

Keeping your secrets safe

There are two aspects in terms of your WebSphere secrets that need some attention. The first one is the WAS ND7 environment default passwords for the various stores. The second is insuring that there are no clear text passwords of any type included in the various properties and XML configuration files.

Using key stores and trust stores

Up until WAS ND6.0 all installations came with the same private key. That changed in WAS ND6.1. So in WAS ND7, this key and the other ...

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