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WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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Chapter 3. Security

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

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • J2EE (Enterprise Edition) security
  • Global security
  • File-based repositories
  • Local Open Source (OS) repository
  • Standalone Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) repository
  • Open LDAP
  • Administrative roles

J2EE security

WebSphere security is based on the J2EE application programming model. The J2EE security model is designed to separate ...

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