Setting up and enabling security
You must address several issues prior to authenticating users, authorizing access to resources, securing applications, and securing communications. These security issues include migration, interoperability, and installation.
About this taskAfter installing WebSphere Application Server, you can determine the proper level of security that is needed for your environment. By default, administrative security is enabled and provides the authentication of users, the use of SSL, and the choice of user account repository.
The following information is covered in this section:
- Determine if any migration and interoperability issues might affect your installation. For more information, see Migrating, coexisting, and interoperating – Security considerations .
- Prepare your environment before and after installing WebSphere Application Server. For more information, see Preparing for security at installation time .
- Enable security for all your application servers or for specific application servers in your realm.
What to do nextAfter installing WAS and securing your environment, authenticate users. For more information, see Authenticating users .
Migrating, coexisting, and interoperating – Security considerations
Preparing for security at installation time
Enabling security for all application servers
Securing specific application servers
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