The IBM server supports authentication in a manner similiar to I/Net. And
yes, you can specify *SYSTEM* in your server directives to use the AS/400
user profile as your authentication file.
In fact using the *SYSTEM* may be the easiest way of maintianing user's and
groups via the IBM HTTP server.
You define rules at the directory level just like you do in the I/Net
servers, but the syntax is very different.
Go out to www.as400.ibm.com/http for the docs on the new server. They have
an excellent manual that will step you through the process.
If you use the *SYSTEM* convention to use AS/400 user profiles as the
repository for users, you can use standard CL commands to add delete or
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IBM HTTP Server authentication
email@example.com (Salim Chandani)
I am trying to understand how authentication works on IBM Http server. Any
comparisons/contrasts with the I/Net server?
Also, can it be tied with user-profile? We are thinking of porting from
I/NET to IBM and haven't deployed IBM yet.
- Salim Chandani
Microsoft Certified Professional
Kingland Systems Corporation
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What AS/400 IP services do you run?