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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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Chapter 4. Security

Security is an important part of any application server configuration. In this chapter, we will cover how to secure the WebSphere Application Server's Administrative console as well as how to configure different types of repositories containing the users and groups of authorized users that are given different levels of access to administer a WebSphere server.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • JEE security
  • Global security
  • File-based standalone custom repository
  • Local Operating System (OS) repository
  • Standalone Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) repository
  • Federated repositories
  • Administrative roles
  • Security domains
  • Lightweight Third-Party Authentication (LTPA)
  • Managing SSL

JEE security

WebSphere security is ...

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