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Securing WebLogic Server 12c by Rinaldi Vincenzo, Luca Masini

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Configuring an external LDAP for Authentication/Authorization

WebLogic supports several types of external authentication providers. Any LDAP v2 or v3 compliant LDAP server should work. Next, we cover the configuration of the Microsoft Active Directory provider in detail, to provide us also with the support for Kerberos Single Sign-On (SSO) integration in a Microsoft domain network; we will see this in Chapter 5, Integrating with Kerberos SPNEGO Identity Assertion.

There are lots of advantages by connecting an existent Users and Groups infrastructure. It permits us to centralize any object (Users and Groups) and centrally manage the security rules and policies without the need to access the WebLogic server. Also, any change applied on Active ...

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