Using Microsoft Active Directory with IBM WebSphere Application Server

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Microsoft Active Directory is one of the supported Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) options to use with IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions 7.0 or 6.1.


The Using Microsoft Active Directory for authentication topic in the Information Center for WebSphere Application Server provides a conceptual overview and possible solutions for the challenges that are associated with configuring Microsoft Active Directory with an Application Server stand-alone LDAP configuration and Federated Repository or Virtual Member Manager configuration.

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IBM Software Services for WebSphere

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Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Security z/OS 7.0, 6.1

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More support for:

WebSphere Application Server

Software version:

6.1, 7.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

Base, Express, Network Deployment

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