On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 6:26 AM, Jim Franz <franz400@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Are there any software features to buy at V5R4
to implement single signon?
Network people already heavily using Active Directory and asking if we can support this.

Well - partially. SSO support and central authentication in i5/OS is
spotty at best - you'll still need to a *USRPRF Object for each users.
It requires explicit support by applications. You're fine if you're
running legacy 5250 applications using System i Access, but if you're
running web applications you'll need to invest quite a bit of work.

It's called EIM - Enterprise Identitity Mapping. For an example, look
here: http://publib-b.boulder.ibm.com/abstracts/sg246975.html?Open

One good thing though: You don't need to pay for any 3rd Party Applications.

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