Configuring CSIv2, SAS, and SSL in WebSphere 5.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To demonstrate how to configure CSIv2 authentication, SAS, and SSL in WebSphere

Target Audience

Those wishing to qualify as an IBM Certified System Administrator for WebSphere Application Server 5.0; this Certified System Administrator is expected to perform the installation, configuration, and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of a WebSphere runtime environment, including product installation, configuration, and deployment of J2EE applications, connecting to back-end resources, and basic troubleshooting


A good understanding of the J2EE application model, e.g., EJBs, JSP, HTTP sessions, and servlets; a good understanding of J2EE 1.2 and J2EE 1.3 technologies, e.g. JDBC, JMS, JNDI, JTA, and JAAS; a good understanding of HTTP server administration; good system administration experience of operating systems, e.g. Windows NT/2000, UNIX, z/OS, OS/400, and Linux; a good understanding of basic Internet concepts, e.g. firewalls, web browsers, TCP/IP, SSL, and HTTP; a good understanding of standard markup languages such as XML and HTML; a basic knowledge of Web services, e.g. SOAP, UDDI, and WSDL; a basic knowledge of bean scripting framework languages; an ability to describe differences between the various WebSphere Application Server 5.0 editions

Expected Duration

240 min.

Course Objectives

Configuring CSIv2, SAS, and SSL in WebSphere 5.0

  • configure Java clients and WebSphere 5.0 application servers to use authentication protocols.
  • configure authentication protocols.
  • identify configuration requirements for a variety of CSIv2 scenarios.
  • configure CSIv2 clients and servers in given authentication scenarios.
  • identify how and where SSL is implemented in WebSphere 5.0.
  • create certificates and configure WebSphere to support SSL.
  • configure SSL support on IBM HTTP Server.
  • configure SSL in WebSphere Application Server 5.0 and IBM HTTP Server.
  • configure SSL between WebSphere and the web server and WebSphere and the directory server.
  • identify the steps to enable the use of client-side certificates for client authentication in a given scenario.
  • identify the steps required to configure an SSL connection between a Java client and WebSphere.
  • configure SSL between WebSphere 5.0, the web server, and web clients.