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IBM WebSphere V5.0 Security: WebSphere Handbook Series by Stephen Pipes, Rao Maheshwar, David Leigh, Floyd Langley, Piotr Kisielewicz, Paul Creswick, Derek Carpenter, Peter Kovari

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10.6. LTPA

Lightweight Third Party Authentication (LTPA) is intended for distributed, multiple application server and machine environments. It supports forwardable credentials, and therefore supports Single Sign-On. LTPA can support security in a distributed environment through the use of cryptography.

LTPA requires that the configured User Registry be a central shared repository such as LDAP, a Windows Domain type registry, or a custom user registry.

Figure 10-14. Configuring LTPA for the application server

For more information on authentication mechanisms, refer to “Authentication mechanisms” on page 224.

10.6.1. Single Sign-On

Single Sign-On ...

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