WebSphere 5.0 Security Configuration Fundamentals

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


To present an overview of how to configure security and authentication 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

120 min.

Course Objectives

WebSphere 5.0 Security Configuration Fundamentals

  • match security services and features with the components that use them.
  • access global and server settings in a distributed environment.
  • configure WebSphere to use an OS, LDAP or custom registry.
  • configure an authentication mechanism in WebSphere.
  • configure reverse proxy single sign-on using either LTPA tokens or trust association interceptors.
  • configure an appropriate authentication solution for a given scenario.