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Enabling SSO It is not uncommon for an organization that employs WebSphere Application Server as its J2EE application  server hosting environment to run a number of applications that require the same type of authentication  credentials for users. In other words, in order for a user to authenticate against one of such applications, his  credentials would be matched to the same user registry that other applications in the environment use. It,  therefore, does not make sense on the user experience aspect of the environment to require users to log in  individually to each application. On the other side, it is also expensive from the performance point of view,  having to re-authenticate users every time they switch applications in the same environment (or domain).  What is needed in this type of setting is the capability to re-use the authentication credentials used in one 
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Unformatted text preview: application when attempting to access another application in the same domain. Therefore, the solution to this scenario is enabling and configuring Single Sign-On ( SSO ). SSO was covered in detail in Chapter 2 , Securing the Administrative Interface consequently, if you need a refresher, please refer to the sub-section Setting the domain name . In order to access the SSO settings page follow the breadcrumb Security | Global security | ( Authentication [page section] | Web and SIP security [expand] | ) Single sign-on (SSO) . On that page, check the Enabled checkbox and enter the name of the SSO domain under the Domain name field as shown in the following screenshot...
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