Configure WebSphere Portal 6.x with Tivoli Directory Server 6.x as Federated Repository

1. Update C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_add_federated_ids.properties with following values:
federated.ldap.id=fed1
federated.ldap.host=tdshost.ibm.com
federated.ldap.port=390
federated.ldap.bindDN=cn=root
federated.ldap.bindPassword=password
federated.ldap.ldapServerType=IDS6
federated.ldap.baseDN=dc=ibm,dc=com

2. Run the following command to update parent property file and validate the connection to LDAP:

ConfigEngine validate-federated-ldap -DparentProperties=C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_add_federated_ad.properties -DSaveParentProperties=true -DWasPassword=wpsadmin -DPortalAdminPwd=wpsadmin

3. Run the following task to add a federated ldap:
ConfigEngine.bat wp-create-ldap -DWasPassword=wpsadmin

4. Restart WebSphere_Portal

5. Update the values for the following required parameters in the wkplc.properties file
under the VMM supported entity types configuration heading:
personAccountParent=cn=users,dc=ibm,dc=com
groupParent=cn=groups,dc=ibm,dc=com
personAccountRdnProperties=uid
groupRdnProperties=cn

6.  Run the following command to update Group and PersonAccount entity types:
ConfigEngine wp-update-entitytypes -DWasPassword=wpsadmin

7. Restart WebSphere_Portal

8. Change WAS admin Id by running the command:
ConfigEngine.bat wp-change-was-admin-user -DWasPassword=wpsadmin -DnewAdminId=uid=wpsadmin,cn=users,dc=training,dc=ibm,dc=com -DnewAdminPw=wpsadmin -Dskip.ldap.validation=true

9. Restart WebSphere_Portal

10. Update WP admin Id by running the command:

ConfigEngine.bat wp-change-portal-admin-user -DnewAdminId=uid=wpsadmin,cn=users,dc=training,dc=ibm,dc=com -DnewAdminPw=wpsadmin -DnewAdminGroupId=cn=wpsadmins,cn=groups,dc=training,dc=ibm,dc=com -Dskip.ldap.validation=true

11. Restart WebSphere_Portal

12. Enter a value for the following required parameters in the wkplc.properties file under the VMM realm configuration section:
realmName=IDSRealm1
addBaseEntry=dc=us,dc=ibm,dc=com
securityUse=active
delimiter=/

References:

http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/portalwiki.nsf/dx/MultipleRealms.pdf/$file/MultipleRealms.pdf

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wpdoc/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.wp.ent.doc_v615/install/win_add_ldap_ureg.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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