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Datapower RBM Active Directory Members

When you want to enable Active Directory Login with Datapower and your members are part of a Group you need to add the following to your LDAP Search Credintials: Name:                ldapsearch LDAP Base DN:        ou=groups,dc=ibm,dc=com LDAP Filter Prefix:  (&(member= LDAP Filter Suffix:  )(|(cn=administrators)(cn=architects)(cn=operations)))

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Call Web Service in Datapower Multiprotocol Gateway

So many time you would like to call a Web Service that receives input from a MQ, File, JMS or HTTP and want to put the result of the Web Service to an different output protocol (MQ, File, JMS or HTTP). This can be done using an Datapower Mulitprotocol gateway. Step 1: Setup your front […]

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Datapower disable RBM to login to appliance

If you have set RBM and you can’t log into your Datapower appliance: Open a an SSH session and login to your appliance (if SSH is enable on appliance) Putty -> <DataPower IP> -> Port 22 -> enter Super Admin Username and Password Execute to following commands to reset RBM: xi50>co xi50 (config)>rbm xi50(config rbm)>reset […]

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Datapower Active Directory RBM Authentication

Below is good resources on setting up Datapower Active Directory for login into a Datapower Appliance: http://asimsaddal.sys-con.com/node/1103557/mobile Below is my version on setting up Active Directory for Datapower and it works: Step 1: Navigate to Administration -> RBM Settings Step 2: Make sure your Main page looks like the following: Step 3: Navigate to the […]

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WebSphere Appliance Management Center V4.0

IBM just announced the new product called WebSphere Appliance Management Center V4.0. Below is some of the functionalities of the WAMC 4.0: Support for managed groups of different appliance models and firmware levels for greater flexibility Supports new managed domain tasks, and configuration and firmware deployments providing more fine-grained control of the environment Management of […]

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Datapower XB60 AS2 Inbound Flow

Below is a very good diagram to understand the Datapower XB60 AS2 Inbound Flow: Setup B2B Partner Profile Creation

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Datapower XB60 Large File Size Handling

Datapower has become a proxy to receive large files from customers but also to send large file to enterprise back end. These files are processed, transformed, validated, authenticated, authorized and routed. If we are handling large file we need to make sure the auxilary storage on the appliance is configured correctly: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wsdatap/v3r8m1/index.jsp?topic=/xb60/administratorsguide210.htm as well as […]

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Datapower Deployment Scenarios

This article explains on the Datapower Deployment Scenarios and their specific functions inside an enterprise environment. 1. Lab environment – this is an isolated environment that allows testing of any major new firmware release features to be tested without any impact on ongoing development streams. This assist change management of new features and testing new […]

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File Transfer Scenarios with WebSphere Datapower

Below is some scenarios for using Datapower S/FTP frontside handler/poller to solve enterprise file transfer requirements. Scenario 1: Enterprise customers want to bridge legacy S/FTP-based messaging flows with newer HTTP Web Services. The following tasks are performed by Datapower: 1. A file is retrieved by polling a remote FTP Server 2. Routes the file content […]

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DataPower and the PCI DSS (Data Security Standard)

DataPower ideal solution for many requirements: •Build and Maintain a Secure Network –Requirement 1: Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data –Requirement 2: Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters •Protect Cardholder Data –Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data –Requirement 4: Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across […]

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