2. Create a User

WebSphere Application server supports role based access control to various features. Security Auditing is one such feature which can be configured by a user mapped to Auditor role. This role was introduced in WebSphere Application Server Version 7.0.

Search and confirm that a user with the same name does not exist before creating a new one.

  • Expand Users and Groups in Administrative Console in the Navigation Pane.
  • Click Manage Users
  • To view all the users, enter “*” in the “Search for” field and then click on Search button.

Create a new user to represent Security Auditor.

  • Click Manage Users link under Users and Groups.
  • Enter the following detail
    • User ID: An ID that will be used later on to login to WebSphere Administrative console
    • Password: User’s password
    • First name: User’s first name
    • Last name: User’s last name
    • E-mail: User’s Email ID
  • Click on Create button

Mandatory text fields are given a light brown background color in WebSphere administrative console. They are also marked with an asterisk.

A confirmation message is displayed as shown below.

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