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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By : Steve Robinson
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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By: Steve Robinson

Overview of this book

Administrators require a secure, scalable, and resilient application infrastructure to support the development of JEE applications and SOA services. IBM’s WebSphere Application Server is optimized for this task, and this book will ensure that you can utilize all that this tool has to offer with the exciting new features of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide is fully revised with details of the new functionality of WebSphere Application Server 8.0, including the new installation GUI, managed deployment, and HPEL. With this book in hand, you will be equipped to provide an innovative, performance-based foundation to build, run, and manage JEE applications and SOA services.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 has been tuned for higher performance out of the box, and numerous enhancements have been made to give you as an administrator more options for increasing runtime performance. This book will allow you to utilize all of these features, including HPEL logging and disabling WebSphere MQ Messaging. You will be taken through how to configure and prepare WebSphere resources for your application deployments, and by the end of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, you will be able to successfully manage and tune your WebSphere 8.0 implementation.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
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LTPA overview

Lightweight Third-Party Authentication (LTPA) is an IBM proprietary security protocol which provides authentication technology used in WebSphere and Lotus Domino products. When accessing web servers that use LTPA, it is possible for a web user to re-use their login across different physical servers. It is important to note that LTPA uses tokens, which are issued to support single sign-on (SSO) in the application server product across multiple application server domains (cells). SSO is a mechanism that establishes trust across two or more applications located on different OS hosts using forwarded credentials. When a user authenticates against one enterprise application, the user is guaranteed access to another application running on a different WAS instance without having to re-authenticate, as long as the applications they are using share the same LTPA keys and their realm is also the same. An example could be a Lotus Domino server or an IBM WebSphere Application Server that...