Credential Vault



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The Credential Vault service stores credentials that allow portlets to log in to applications outside the realm on behalf of the user.

Using Credential Vault, a portlet can retrieve a user's authentication identity and then pass the information to a backend application. The Credential Vault features the following two levels of sign-on:

Credential objects can also pass tokens for...

Portal provides a database vault implementation for mappings to secrets for other enterprise applications. By default, the Credential Vault contains...

By default, the vault uses an encryption plug-in that encodes the passwords in Base 64.

WebSphere Portal initially provides two vault adapter configurations that write to the database:

Portal supports the storage and retrieval of credentials from other vault services, such as Tivoli Access Manager. WebSphere Portal ships a Credential Vault adapter for Tivoli Access Manager that works on the following operating systems:

Parent topic:

Security and authentication