Chapter 4. Using Web Express Logon with HATS portlets 297
4.3.2 Creating a HATS portlet project to use Web Express Logon
To create a HATS portlet project, follow the instructions and steps in 3.4.4,
“Creating the HATS credential integration portlet” on page 238. We name the
project HATS_WEL. After we create the project, we see the HATS Studio project
view as shown in Figure 4-2.
Figure 4-2 HATS project view
4.3.3 Configuring Web Express Logon in a HATS project
In this section, we enable and configure Web Express Logon for our HATS_WEL
project. This differs from the normal Web Express Logon process, when using
WEL together with portal server credential service. We need to configure only
the credential mapper plug-in for Web Express Logon. We do
not need to
configure a network security provider plug-in.
298 Using IBM WebSphere Host Access Transformation Services V5
1. Continuing from the previous section, in the HATS Project View, select
HATS_WEL
Connections. Double-click main (default). In the right pane,
click the Security tab. In the Security pane, select the Use Web Express
Logon option as shown in Figure 4-3. Then click the Configure button.
Figure 4-3 Enable Web Express Logon for HATS project
Chapter 4. Using Web Express Logon with HATS portlets 299
2. The edit view (Figure 4-4) for Web Express Logon opens. Click Credential
Mapper Plugins to switch to the Credential Mapper Plugins view.
Figure 4-4 Web Express Logon editor
3. In the Credential Mapper Plugins view (Figure 4-5), click Add to add
credential mapper configurations.
Figure 4-5 Credential Mapper Plugins view
300 Using IBM WebSphere Host Access Transformation Services V5
4. In the Add Credential Mapper Plugin window (Figure 4-6), select Add built-in
Credential Mapper plugin. From the list, select WebSphere Portal
Credential Vault Credential Mapper. Click OK.
Figure 4-6 Add Credential Mapper Plugin window
5. In the Credential Mapper Selection editor view (Figure 4-7), set
Authentication type as AuthType_5250HOST, and Host mask as *.
Figure 4-7 Setting authorization type and host mask
6. Under Details (Figure 4-8), set the SLOT_ID and SLOT_TYPE initialization
parameters. Credential mapper uses these values and other parameters to
assemble the credential slot name in the portal server. For our scenario, for
SLOT-ID, we specify the value myHATSVault. For SLOT_TYPE, we leave a
default value of 2.

Get Using IBM WebSphere Host Access Transformation Services V5 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.