Set up, enable and migrate 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.

After installing WAS, we 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 using the WebSphere administration functions, the use of SSL, and the choice of user account repository.

The following information is covered in this section:



Next steps

After installing WAS and securing the environment, authenticate users. For more information, see Authenticate users.

Migrating, coexisting, and interoperating – Security considerations
Preparing for security at installation time
Enable security
Secure specific appservers


Related concepts

Multiple security domains


Related tasks

Authenticate users
Set multiple security domains