Create the TAM security administrative user

 

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Before you begin

Enabling security requires the creation of a WAS administrative user. Use the Tivoli Access Manager command-line pdadmin utility (available on the policy server host box) to create the Tivoli Access Manager administrative user for WebSphere Application Server. To use the pdadmin utility:

 

Procedure

  1. From a command line, start the pdadmin utility as the Tivoli Access Manager administrative user, sec_master:

    pdadmin -a sec_master -p sec_master_password

  2. Create a WAS security user. For example, the following instructions create a new user, wasadmin. The command is entered as one continuous line:

    pdadmin> user create wasadmin cn=wasadmin,o=organization, c=country wasadmin wasadmin myPassword

    Substitute values for organization and country that are valid for your LDAP user registry.

  3. Enable the account for the WAS security administrative user by issuing the following command:

    pdadmin> user modify wasadmin account-valid yes

 

What to do next

Configure the Java Authorization Contract for Container (JACC) provider for Tivoli Access Manager - Tivoli Access Manager JACC provider configuration.


 

See Also

Tivoli Access Manager security for WebSphere Application Server

 



 

 

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