Enabling Maximo 7 to use LDAP with WebSphere is a fairly simple task once you have your Active Directory setup and long as you understand the concepts behind it to set it up. I love how Maximo 7’s system administration guide is absolutely useless in helping you setup WebSphere for LDAP authentication. Here is what the document says:
For information about configuring WebSphere Application Server to use
WebSphere security and LDAP security, see IBM’s WebSphere Application Server,
Version 6.1 Information Center, and search for WebSphere Active Directory:
After you complete the procedure to configure WebSphere Application Server to
use LDAP security, follow these steps: […]
Really? You can just tell us how to setup LDAP in your own product? We have to go an find out how ourselves, and that link isn’t even useful because you can’t even find the information you need. Well this tutorial will show you how to setup Microsoft Active Directory, then configure LDAP in WebSphere and lastly, configure Maximo to use LDAP.