I need to configure my application to work with Websphere 7.0 container managed security and wish someone can help me out with this task.
Here's a summary of my problem: part of my app's users must be authenticated against an Active Directory, in which their logins and passwords are stored, and another part must be authenticated against a relational database. For both cases, the roles needed for authorization are stored in this same database.
Briefly, I need two different repositories (LDAP and DB) working in a complementary (authentication happens on one OR another) and integrated (login/password and roles retrieved from different sources) way.
After some searching, it seems I need to configure a Federated Repository and use some VMM adapters (PER and ERM).
Can you give me a sign whether I'm on the good path or not? It feels like a painful job...