With the objective to round up this volume, this chapter ended the journey of learning about WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment version 7 security by offering two important aspects of the field: the aspects of security tuning and security troubleshooting. In a similar way to the subject of security in which sometimes it is left as an afterthought in a WAS ND7 installation, security tuning is often left as an afterthought in WAS ND7 security. Therefore this chapter presented key elements that will help you in improving performance by lessening some aspects of security without compromising the environment. Consequently, after completing this chapter you would have learned about:
Tuning general security aspects of WAS ND7 such as the administrative connector, security attribute propagation, and Java Cryptographic Extensions
Tuning particular aspects of the active authentication protocol, improving the use of SSL, and stateful sessions
Tuning user-related aspects such as LDAP...