This chapter describes areas that will enable an enterprise application hosted in a WebSphere Application Server ND v7 (WAS ND7) environment to interact with possibly other applications, resources, and services available in a corporation infrastructure. An example of such external application would be an application running under Domino. The two main areas are indicated as follows:
Describe the mechanisms used to enable WAS infrastructure components intercommunication. Moreover:
Explain an additional way in which the same mechanisms can be used to enable WAS infrastructure components communication with external (IBM products) servers, services, and resources.
Discuss the techniques that will enable users access to SSO across multiple applications in a corporation.
Furthermore, this chapter also covers the following topics that help to round up securing the enterprise infrastructure architecture:
At the HTTP server level: external security...