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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Conductor
Components Future Version
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 29, 2018

Spectrum Conductor exploiting ActiveDirectory security (SPNEGO)

Improve authentication and authorization, but in one big step. Active Directory enables integrated NTLM , LDAP and Kerberos. SPNEGO will use TGT if present, or request ID/PWD to LDAP. When set up right, the server then uses delegated security, and enable the system to provide the security framework (and audit/logging) for the application. It is specifically designed to safely integrate multiple OS and servers into a single security construct. It is already supported by IBM WebSphere V8.0, which is a part of the existing Conductor.