Configure WebSphere Portal 6.1.5 with Active Directory 2003 as Standalone

1. Install active directory by running the comamnd dcpromo.msc

2. Installing ADSI Edit tool by running the setup Win2k3_install_cdSupportToolsSUPTOOLS.MSI

3. Run adsiedit.msc and navigate to Cn=Schema > CN=Configuration, DC=domain,DC=com

4. Set defaultHidingValue to FALSE for cn=container object

5. Create a container object groups, then create a group wpsadmins inside it, finally a user wpsadmin inside that group

6. Update the template C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_security_ad.properties

7. Run the following command to validate and update the main properties file wkplc.properties:

ConfigEngine validate-standalone-ldap -DparentProperties=C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelpers  wp_security_ad.properties -DSaveParentProperties=true -DWasPassword=wpsadmin -DPortalAdminPwd=wpsadmin

8. Run the following command to modify portal LDAP:

ConfigEngine.bat wp-modify-ldap-security -DWasPassword=wpsadmin

References:

-> http://sys-talk.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-create-container-objects-in.html

-> http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wpdoc/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.wp.ent.doc/install/stdaln_win_prep_msad.html

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About Ishtiaque

I am IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect, TOGAF 9 Certified, ITIL V3 Foundation certified and Oracle Certified Export in Java Web Component Developer with over 10 years of support and development experience in IBM middleware software and Java. Additionally, have a sound grip in databases, Linux and OpenStack administration. I hold the following certifications: IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect TOGAF 9 Certified Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE6 Web Component Developer Oracle Certified Professional – Java 6 Programmer ITIL v3 Foundation Certified IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Portal V8, V7, V6.1, V6 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Application Server V7, V6.1 IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX V7 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere MQ V7 IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5 IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Cloud Computing Architecture V3 IBM Certified Solution Developer – WebSphere Portal V5.1
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