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Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V6.0, Part 3: Implementing automatic single sign-on with Worklight and WebSphere Portal
More and more, enterprises are providing multi-channel support to their web channel communities. This article explains how IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight enable enterprises to create Worklight applications capable of automatically logging a user in upon startup, while also using single sign-on (SSO) to log the user into a WebSphere Portal server on the same host at the same time. This makes it easy for mobile apps to display portal pages customized to the user from within the application.
Also available in: Russian   Japanese  
Articles 23 Oct 2013
Deliver an exceptional mobile web experience using WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight V5.0, Part 3: Implementing automatic single sign-on with Worklight and WebSphere Portal
More and more, enterprises are providing multi-channel support to their web channel communities. This article explains how IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Worklight enable enterprises to create Worklight applications capable of automatically logging a user in upon startup, while also using single sign-on (SSO) to log the user into a WebSphere Portal server on the same host at the same time. This makes it easy for mobile apps to display portal pages customized to the user from within the application.
Also available in: Chinese   Russian   Portuguese  
Articles 07 Aug 2013
Troubleshooting IBM Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal security / access issues
IBM Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal, as the name suggests, is an application running on WebSphere Portal that relies on underlying infrastructure for its security management, WebSphere Identity Manager (WIM) / Portal User Management Architecture (PUMA). Therefore working with Lotus Quickr requires familiarity with IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM WebSphere Application Server's security setup and user management.
Articles 05 Sep 2012
New security APIs in WebSphere Portal
This article gives a detailed introduction, usage scenarios, guidelines, and samples to three new security APIs: the portlet login service, the remember me cookie portlet service, and the authentication filter model. The portlet login service, available since IBM® WebSphere® Portal V6.0.1, allows triggering of a login by username and password from a portlet. The remember me cookie portlet service enables you to use the new remember me cookie functionality introduced with WebSphere Portal V6.1 from your portlet. Third, the authentication filter model provides six plug-points to add custom code to the WebSphere Portal login, logout, and session handling flows.
Articles 29 Jun 2009
Wrinkle-free SSL: Using TLS/SSL with micro broker v3 in IBM Lotus Expeditor
One of the new security features provided with micro broker v3, which is shipped with IBM® Lotus® Expeditor 6.2, is the ability to encrypt network data transmitted to and from the broker using the industry-standard Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer (TLS/SSL) protocols. This article describes several ways to secure your micro broker communication using this new feature.
Also available in: Chinese  
Articles 29 Jun 2009
Configuring single sign-on (SSO) between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino
This paper is designed to help administrators who have a good grasp of how SSO works and want an in-depth explanation of what steps are necessary to configure SSO between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino. It also explains how to verify that SSO is working correctly. Editor's Note: This white paper is the second in a three-part series on SSO to be published over the next month or so. See the previous paper, "Understanding single sign-on (SSO) between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino."
Articles 19 Jun 2009
Understanding single sign-on (SSO) between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino
This white paper provides an in-depth explanation of how the single sign-on (SSO) feature works between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino. Learn the basics of how cookies are written to―and used in―Internet browsers, how the cookies are used to enable SSO, and exactly what is in the token and why it's needed for SSO between two servers. Included are specific details of where the WebSphere Portal and Lotus Domino servers configure each part of the cookie used for SSO, the LTPAToken. Editor's Note: This white paper is the first in a three-part series on SSO to be published over the next few months. See the second paper, "Configuring single sign-on (SSO) between IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Domino."
Articles 03 Feb 2009
Portal User Management Architecture (PUMA) sample scenarios in IBM WebSphere Portal
This document describes how to use Portal User Management Architecture (PUMA) for your IBM WebSphere Portal implementation. Specifically, you learn how to use a public API to implement custom scenarios with code samples, and how to customize the existing forms and screens for custom user management. It is intended for WebSphere Portal application developers and administrators who need to implement custom solutions to suit the needs for individual user management.
Articles 10 Sep 2008
Developing secured Web services in IBM Lotus Expeditor
In this article, you learn how to use IBM Lotus Expeditor Toolkit to create a secured Web service and how to run it in IBM Lotus Expeditor Client; you also gain some basic knowledge about WS-Security.
Articles 26 Feb 2008
Remember Me with WebSphere Portal
Provide a better user experience by implementing a "Remember Me" feature in your portal applications using IBM WebSphere Portal V5.1 or V6.0.
Also available in: Chinese  
Articles 07 Nov 2007
Software as a Service: Building multi-tenant applications using WebSphere Portal Server
The primary issue faced by customers who want to implement a Software as a Service solution is how to construct their multi-tenant environment. This demo shows how multi-tenancy can be implemented using the Virtual Portal feature of WebSphere Portal Server.
Demos 08 Oct 2007
Software as a Service: Enforcing role based access control using WebSphere Portal Server & Tivoli Directory Server
See how WebSphere portal access control features can be exploited for enforcing security in a SaaS application by restricting the set of portal pages and portlets that a particular user can access, based on the role of the user.
Demos 26 Sep 2007
Leveraging WebSphere Portal V6 programming model: Part 4. Understanding and configuring WebSphere Portal login and logout
Learn about the mechanism which enables portal users to login and logout, and how to configure and customize the login and logout behavior.
Articles 28 Jun 2007
Creating a custom user registration portlet using WebSphere Portlet Factory V6
Replace the portal default user registration with a new user registration portlet that you create using the PUMA SPI and the Linked Java Object builder in Portlet Factory V6.
Articles 06 Jun 2007
Creating a new portal: Part 6. Administering and maintaining the portal
This last part in the series "Creating a new portal" describes the ongoing support and administration of a portal, including the need for specific team members and their roles. It discusses the skills and training that should be developed before your portal goes live, how to harden the performance of your portal, and issues you might face with the deployment and governance of your production system.
Articles 23 May 2007
Leveraging J2EE roles in JSR 168 portlets running in WebSphere Portal
Define J2EE roles for individual portlets, grant those roles to individual users or groups, and verify a given user's specific role, all from within portlet code.
Also available in: Japanese  
Articles 14 Mar 2007
IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: The top Java EE best practices
This is an updated version of a similarly-named article published in the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal in 2004. This revision takes into account changing technology trends and, more importantly, recommends certain practices that the authors assumed would be commonly followed, but, as they have learned, are not.
Also available in: Chinese  
Articles 24 Jan 2007
IBM WebSphere Portal V6.0 Security Overview
An overview of the WebSphere Portal security architecture and deployment scenarios illustrate the flexibility and breadth of options you can use to implement your own portal security infrastructure.
Articles 01 Nov 2006
Part 3: Integrating WebSphere Portal into your security environment and user management system
Use the portal programming interfaces to implement single sign-on (SSO), customize portal login behavior, and work with the user profiles. See the interfaces applied to the calendar and todo example from Part 1.
Articles 21 Jun 2006
IBM WebSphere Portal Page Derivation Concepts
Set up, administer, and optimally apply WebSphere Portal page derivation capabilities.
Articles 12 Apr 2006
Implementing an on demand security scanning application using Websphere Portal
This article, primarily for IT security professionals, describes how to use IBM WebSphere Portal to encapsulate a security scan tool. Users can access a portal to request a scan of their own computers; they see the results of the scan in the portal or in an email. You learn how to integrate the scanning tool, which runs as a service on a server, with your company portal. The tool delivers the results of the scan to the user through the portal interface.
Articles 01 Feb 2006
Understanding security in IBM Workplace Web Content Management
IBM Workplace Web Content Management is a great tool for managing and working with your store of corporate data. But did you know this product also offers a full range of security-related features to keep your sensitive information safe from prying eyes? Read this article to learn more.
Also available in: Japanese  
Articles 17 Jan 2006
Exploiting the WebSphere Portal V5.1.0.1 programming model: Part 1: Introducing the model
Unlock the potential in your portal applications by understanding the programming model from the architects' point of view. The article describes those parts of WebSphere Portal which can be customized and extended using the portal programming model.
Also available in: Japanese  
Articles 14 Dec 2005
Securing sensitive data using SSL in Websphere Portal
Portal administrators and developers learn an approach for securing personal information on selected portal pages.
Also available in: Japanese  
Articles 22 Nov 2005
Performance tuning of Portal Access Control
This article provides portal administrators with essential performance background information so you can improve your portal's performance, including login, read-only operation, and administration performance. You learn how to prevent future portal access control performance issues by making the best use of Portal Access Control (PAC), an authorization model introduced in IBM WebSphere Portal V5.You learn about the PAC configuration artifacts, performance considerations, individual fixes you should consider installing, and the benefits and drawbacks of individual access tuning options such as tuning the caching layers, and the best use of performance flags for your setup. You also see how to configure two portal services so they automatically clean up redundant configuration settings and pre-fill access control caches during portal start-up.
Articles 24 Aug 2005
WebSphere Portal and Windows SharePoint Integration Guide
This article discusses six key areas which must be considered when implementing a federated portal, comprised of portals running under IBM WebSphere Portal and portals running under MicrosoftWindows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Portal Server.
Articles 11 Jul 2005
Meet the experts: Skyler Thomas on WebSphere Portal applications
This question and answer article features Skyler Thomas, Chief Portal Architect for Customer Solutions, who answers questions about WebSphere Portal.
Articles 18 May 2005
IBM Redbook: WebSphere Portal V5.0 Production Deployment and Operations Guide
This IBM Redbook contains best practices for deployment and operational support of WebSphere Portal V5 in a production environment. It addresses the questions on how to initially deploy WebSphere Portal. After you have deployed WebSphere Portal, you can use the operational best practices described in this redbook for themes, skins, pages, and portlet updates in a 24/7 enterprise. (SG24-6391)
Redbooks 23 Feb 2005
Accessing secure remote Web applications using a portlet service
This article illustrates the use of a portlet service to encapsulate the interaction between portlets and a remote Web application. It describes connecting to a WebSphere Application Server application that uses an LDAP directory and LTPA for security. Sample code and configuration examples are included to demonstrate connecting to either a session EJB or to a servlet.
Articles 26 Jan 2005
IBM WebSphere and Lotus: Implementing Collaborative Solutions
This book shows experienced Web developers how to design and deploy WebSphere and Lotus products in collaborative applications. It addresses architecture, security, performance, availability, development, and other considerations.
Books 24 Nov 2004
Extending the IBM WebSphere Platform with Adobe Intelligent Documents
This article describes a joint solution by Adobe and IBM that enables enterprises to communicate more effectively, automate document-based processes, access systems offline, share information securely, and exchange data and information with people and systems. Optimized for IBM WebSphere, the Adobe Intelligent Document Platform creates Intelligent Documents that can be used throughout the IBM middleware application stack to extend business processes, provide better interaction between systems, and improve communications with partners and customers.
Articles 13 Oct 2004
IBM Redbooks: WebSphere Portal Express and Express Plus V5 for the IBM iSeries Server
This IBM Redbook is for system administrators, application developers, and IT consultants who want to install and use WebSphere Portal Express on the IBM iSeries platform. It includes an overview of each part of WebSphere Portal and related products, typical scenarios for integrating with iSeries applications, portlets on iSeries, and information on maintaining WebSphere Portal. (SG24-6096)
Redbooks 07 Sep 2004
IBM Redbooks: Develop and Deploy a Secure Portal Solution, Using WebSphere Portal V5.0.2 and Tivoli Access Manager V5.1
This new 2-part comprehensive book discusses portal security architecture, topology selection, design, and integration considerations, and provides and describes a complete working example. SG24-6325.
Redbooks 06 Jul 2004
IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: Configuring single sign-on using Tivoli Access Manager and WebSphere Portal
This article describes how to integrate IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business V5.1 or V4.1 with IBM WebSphere Portal V5.0.2 for the purpose of providing authentication to a portal through Single Sign-On (SSO). It provides detailed steps for configuring a Trust Association Interceptor (TAI) with a trusted user, which is one of several ways to configure SSO, and introduces other possible configurations. The method described here is also known as password authentication.
Also available in: Chinese  
Articles 23 Jun 2004
IBM Redbooks: IBM WebSphere Portal for Multiplatforms V5 Handbook
This Redbook covers most of the major administrators tasks, and many developers task pertaining to V. It includes installation, configuration, and administration on a variety of platforms, migration from V4 to V5, clustering, patterns, examples and scenarios for integrating enterprise information into a portal, and how to exploit the Lotus collaboration features. (SG24-6098)
Redbooks 24 Mar 2004
A step-by-step guide to configuring a WebSphere Portal V5 cluster
This document, for portal administrators, tells how to create an IBM WebSphere Portal cluster for failover and scalability support, especially for a production environment. This guide walks you through building an example cluster consisting of two portal nodes (WebSphere Portal), a database server (DB2) running 4 databases, a Web server (IBM HTTP Server), an LDAP server (IBM Directory Server, and Deployment Server (a component in WebSphere Application Server).
Articles 30 Jan 2004
Using Netegrity SiteMinder Authentication for WebSphere Portal
Learn how to configure WebSphere Portal and WebSpher Application Server V4 to use Netegrity SiteMinder V5.5 as the authentication mechanism. Understand choices for session validation and for handling secured URL requests from WebSphere Portal through SiteMinder.
Articles 15 Oct 2003
Readme: IBM WebSphere Portal for z/OS and OS/390 Version 4.1.5
Product documentation readme.
Product documentation 12 Aug 2003
Using active credentials objects to connect to secured Web applications
This article discusses how to store active credentials into a vault slot and how to use the slot to create active credential objects. The active credential objects submit credentials to back-end applications protected by standard authentication methods.
Articles 30 Jul 2003
IBM WebSphere Portal Primer, Second Edition
This book describes WebSphere Portal V 5.1 running on WebSphere Application Server Versions 5.1.x or 6.0. The authors systematically guide you through the IBM WebSphere Portal product, which includes the portal server, the Personalization server, Workplace Web Content Management, Document Manager, versatile search engine, collaboration component, virtual portal capabilities, business process integration, and task management features.
Books 30 Apr 2003
IBM Redbooks: IBM WebSphere Portal V4.1 Handbook Volume 3
The IBM WebSphere Portal V4.1 Handbook is available in three volumes of Redbooks. This is Volume 3. These IBM Redbooks position the IBM WebSphere Portal for Multiplatforms as a solution that provides a single point of interaction with dynamic information
Redbooks 11 Mar 2003
Using a custom registry with WebSphere Portal
This article shows how to create a custom member registry for WebSphere Portal, while preserving the security infrastructure of WebSphere Application Server. It walks you through implementing the CustomRegistry interface for WebSphere Application Server, and shows how to use this interface in WebSphere Portal's Member Services.
Articles 18 Dec 2002
Using credential vault to provide single sign-on for portlets
This article provides and explains four portlet applications that use different credential vault techniques to maintain credentials.
Articles 06 Nov 2002
Integrating WebSphere Portal with your security infrastructure
This paper describes how to use WebSphere Portal V4.1 as part of a highly protected system that fits your individual infrastructure. To accommodate different security requirements, portal servers must integrate with various security infrastructure components such as authentication, authorization and single sign-on control so you can choose the combination that best matches your security needs.WebSphere Portal is designed to work with IBM WebSphere Application Server security and IBM Tivoli Access Manager, as well as with third-party security products.
Articles 04 Nov 2002
Guide to WebSphere Portal 4.2
This document is intended to help independent software vendors and application architects plan their use of WebSphere Portal. It explains portal applications, content, security, (authentication, authorization, and single sign-on), user management, administration, personalization, collaboration, and more. (PDF 3.8 MB)
Articles 03 May 2002
Portlet Development Guide: First Edition (Portlet API 1.1)
This document shows how to develop a portlet using the Portlet API 1.1, introducing concepts of the Portlet API along the way. Elements of the Portlet API are described with the help of an example that progresses from a simple portlet with no output to a complex portlet application with more advanced features. Portlet development for the WebSphere Portal environment is also described.
Articles 11 Apr 2002

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