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1. In Websphere 6.x LDAP query using LdapContext is the transmission of credentials encrypted?

In Websphere when you do an LDAP query using LdapContext are the transmission of credentials encrypted?

LdapContext ctx = new InitialLdapContext (env, null);
Lets say I make an LdapContext for a web app ...

2. How does java LoginContext.login() work?

I have this code to create a configuration of a java client to connect to a JBoss application server:

System.setProperty( "", "auth.conf" );
LoginContext auth = new LoginContext( "myAuth", 

3. LDAP user password authentication using JNDI

public static void main(String[] args)
    String INITCTX = "com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory";
    String MY_HOST = "ldap://Localhost:1389";
    String MGR_DN = "cn=John,ou=Users,o=IT,dc=QuizPortal";
    String MGR_PW ...

4. Java LDAP Authentication using username and password

I have a working code snippet by which i can authenticate a user by dn and password. My requirement is that the user will be entering his username(samaccountname) and i want ...

5. How can I enforce a LDAP bindRequest in java using JNDI?

I have a JNDI-Connection to a LDAP server (Active Directory in this case). I also ctx.extendedOperation( new StartTlsRequest() ) to get a secure connection. On this connection I need to validate credentials. ...

6. ldap check username-password combination via java

To test a username-password combination with ldap i do the following

  1. connect to an ldap server with a masteruser account
  2. search for the user to check
  3. open another connection by using InitialLdapContext and the ...