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Client authentication security
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WebSphere eXtreme Scale provides the Credential and CredentialGenerator interfaces that allow you to configure client credentials in the form of a user name and password pair, a Kerberos ticket, a client certificate, or data in any other format that is agreed upon by the client and server. The server uses the Authenticator interface to give clients access to the grid.
For more information, see Security API in the eXtreme Scale Programming Guide.
Enabling authentication consists minimally of the following steps:
To install the sample follow these steps:
The <ObjectGrid> directory is the directory where the eXtreme Scale trial was extracted, or the ObjectGrid directory within a WebSphere eXtreme Scale product install.
Running the sample
For details on running the sample, see the README.txt file located in the extracted SecureDeployment directory. For details on running the sample in Eclipse, see the ECLIPSE_README.txt file also located in the extracted SecureDeployment directory.
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