We conclude this chapter by listing several tips that may come in handy as you continue your work with WAS ND7, specifically in the area of security. The tips included next are in no particular order.
Many times, when creating virtual hosts, some administrators do not bother to fine-tune the default configuration for the hostname, focusing only on the port. When one clicks on the New button to create a new alias, one sees a page that contains the portion shown in the following screenshot:
Never use the alias pair: host name "*"; port "80".
When turning on tracing in order to troubleshoot any type of problem in general and security in particular, one needs to keep in mind that WebSphere logging and tracing parses the trace string from left to right. This means that the trace string element at the left can be overridden by another element...