Create users and groups in WebSphere

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Enable federated repositories

  1. In the left panel of the WebSphere web console, expand Security and select Global Security.
  2. Near the bottom of the page, if Current realm definition is not Federated repositories, select Security Configuration Wizard.
  3. At Step 1, select Enable application security and select Next.
  4. At Step 2, select Federated repositories and click Next.
  5. At Step 3, enter a username and password for the primary administrative user and select Next.
  6. At Step 4, select Finish.
  7. Select Save.
  8. Restart the Application Server, and then log in to the web console as the primary administrative user.

 


Primary Administrative user

After setting up federated repositories, at Users and Groups > Administrative user roles, the primary administrative user you created will be listed.

Likewise, at Users and Groups > Manage Users, the primary user you created will be listed.

 

The password can be reset by selecting the username and then entering a new password.

 


Create group

A group can be added at Users and Groups > Manage Groups > Create. In this example, a group named Administrators is created.

 


Create user

A user can be added at Users and Groups > Manage Users > Create. In this example, a user named jeremy.canfield is created.

 


Group Membership

Users can be added either during or after the user account has been created. Selecting Group Membership allows you to join the user to a group. In this example, Jeremy Canfield is added to the Administrators group.

 


User Role

A user can be assigned to a certain role. Select Users and Groups > Administrative user roles > Add. Locate the user that you want to assign a role to, select the role, and select OK. In this example, Jeremy Canfield is assigned to the Administrator role. This article describes the differences between roles.

 



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