WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances are purpose-built, easy-to-deploy network devices that simplify, secure, and accelerate XML and Web services deployments in an SOA.
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- Using WebSphere DataPower as a push notification proxy for
Worklight mobile applications
Learn how WebSphere DataPower Appliances can act as a reverse proxy and security gateway for handling outbound push notifications for an enterprise. The configurations act as a proxy between IBM Worklight Server and notification mediators, ensuring that corporate policies and security compliances are met when outbound requests are made.
- Securing JSON payloads using WebSphere DataPower
Learn different methods to secure a JSON payload transmitted in a REST-based architecture. These methods preserve the privacy of the payload regardless of the transport protocol. You will also learn how to encrypt both the entire payload or only select elements.
- Using WebSphere DataPower in IBM PureApplication
Learn a new way of using the DataPower appliance, namely running it as a virtual appliance in PureApplication System. This virtual appliance supports the same set of functionality you get with the physical appliance, just in a different form factor.
- Using a DataPower custom stylesheet for client user ID
Part 2 of this 2-part article series describes how to dynamically generate Kerberos tokens using the DataPower customer stylesheet dp:get-kerberos-apreq method so that all of the client requests are sent to the web application using the end client Kerberos user ID.
- Using WebSphere DataPower as the foundation of the IBM ESB
The IEB is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use ESB solution that provides reliable messaging, message transformation, and message auditing. This article shows you how to use WebSphere DataPower to package security, auditing, logging, mediation, transformation, and any-to-any protocol handling into an easy-to-manage endpoints file that does not require the involvement of experienced DataPower developers.
- Securing web service message flows using WebSphere DataPower
This article series discusses securing web service message flows with the WS security policy to enforce and filter WSDL-defined WS policies using WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance with firmware 22.214.171.124 or later.
- Monitoring WebSphere DataPower (3-parts)
This article series covers the various options of monitoring the WebSphere DataPower appliance. The series focuses on alternatives and strengths to help you decide on the best approach for your requirement, including the Tivoli-based monitoring option and the SOAP Configuration Management (SOMA) interface of DataPower through cURL and Java technology.
- Enforcing service level agreements using WebSphere DataPower
and WSRR (3-parts)
This 3-part series shows how to more easily migrate between an SLA Control File (Part 1) and WSRR models (Part 2). Part 3 documents the WSRR solution's DataPower configuration artifacts and provides testing and validation instructions.
- Resource management and analysis best practices for
DataPower architecture typically includes interactions with a variety of endpoints. This article shows you how to analyze the resources allocated to these interactions, discusses the benefits of service monitors, and describes techniques to mitigate variances in the performance of these interactions.
- Configuring RADIUS for secure ID authentication on WebSphere
This article provides Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) client setup and AAA configuration on WebSphere DataPower to authenticate users with the RSA SecurID key FOB token codes through the WS-Trust protocol.
- Using the WebSphere DataPower performance monitoring
To get a quick view of the performance of a DataPower appliance, you need to execute CLI commands. This article shows you how to build a graphical monitoring tool based on HTML and Dojo. The tool runs in a browser and retrieves performance information by issuing SOAP calls to the DataPower appliance.
- SOA governance using WebSphere DataPower and WebSphere
Service Registry and Repository, Part 3: Enforcing Service
Level Agreements in Web Services
Part 3 of the article series discusses the new integration capabilities in WSRR V8.0 and DataPower V5.0.
- Restoring transaction metadata and document payloads for
WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliances
This article describes how to restore historical transaction metadata and document payloads to another compatible WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance without permanently losing data.