How to Configure J2EE Application to use Third Party LDAP Server in OC4J 10.1.3 (Doc ID 393745.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.3.0.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 [Release AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jun-2017***

Goal

This article shows how to secure J2EE applications with a 3rd party LDAP server and explains the various artifacts required to enable BASIC HTTP authentication using the 3rd party LDAP server for authentication. This note was tested with Microsoft LDAP server known as Active Directory, but the deployment descriptors should be configured the same regardless of which type of 3rd party LDAP server you use. This article concentrates on the J2EE deployment artifacts required for such a setup.

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