"Leverage Active Directory with Kerberos to Eliminate HTTP Password: SSO to Domino, Sametime, and QuickPlace"
Employees in companies using IBM Lotus applications typically have numerous password prompts. Passwords are needed to access Microsoft Windows as well as Domino HTTP sessions such as Lotus Domino Web Access (“iNotes”), Sametime, QuickPlace, and Domino Web applications.
Frequently, companies implement an authentication solution that smoothes the process, however it is difficult to install and manage, or it compromises security rather than improving it. Companies need a strong and secure authentication method that is not only simple to execute, but allows end-users to authenticate from a browser and does not require a complicated client installation. One such method is the Kerberos network authentication protocol...Read more. (PDF-file)
"Using Microsoft Active Directory in the Domino World"
In Lotus Domino shops, end-users generally have at least three separate usernames and passwords: Windows NT workgroup or domain, Domino Web name, and the Lotus Notes ID file. Managing all of these accounts can be a cumbersome process.
The solution can be found in using Microsoft Active Directory as a single authentication point — to consolidate and simplify user account management for Windows-based organizations, and remove the need for separate passwords for Domino Web accounts and Notes ID files...Available Upon Request - Contact Us
"Eliminating Notes ID File Password Management: A Ground-breaking Alternative"
Performing password resets can be a frequent or even daily occurrence for administrators. When Notes ID password recovery is necessary, it could require more than one administrator as well as participation from the end-user. Numerous steps are involved in the process, which eats up valuable work time for several people, creating frustration and diminishing productivity.
A groundbreaking solution is available, providing capabilities that eliminate the need for maintaining the Notes ID password and dealing with the issues surrounding Notes ID recovery...Read more. (PDF-file)
"The Role of Password Management in Achieving Compliance"
Password management solutions have had a dramatic impact on organizations; from eliminating password-related Help Desk calls to simplifying end-user access, password management has gone beyond tightening security to delivering improvements to the bottom line. Now, with the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and other regulations, password management has proven to be a strategic component for successful compliance...Read more. (PDF-file)
"The Rise of Portals in the Enterprise: Addressing the Resulting Password Challenges"
The enterprise information portal (EIP) can be both internal and external, serving as the vital source of company information for employees, and possibly also for customers, business partners, and the general public. End-users utilize a browser to get to the portal login screen or interface, where they see what applications, files and information are available to them. Everything listed is hyperlinked, so the end-user just needs to click on the application they want to access. Usually, end-users must authenticate at least twice - once for the portal and another time for each application server; even after logging into the portal, end-users will receive a password prompt when clicking on any of the links for opening an application...Read more. (PDF-file)
"The Realities of Single Sign-On"
Single Sign-On (SSO) capabilities have been in existence for several years, yet the technology is still gaining steam. As CRN reported in April 2005, "If (recent acquisitions) are any indication, single sign-on (SSO) is hot." The article was referring to Oracle's buyout of Oblix and BMC's purchase of OpenNetwork, and it suggested that small SSO companies such as Version3 might also be targets for buy-out.
Single Sign-On (SSO) technology was developed in response to a new security issue (and opportunity) that arose as organizations installed more enterprise-wide applications -- integrating legacy systems with new ones -- and enabled greater intranet/extranet access to employees, customers and vendors...Read more. (PDF-file)
"The Evolution of Password Authentication and Management: A Simple Solution"
Large-scale identity management systems provide a full set of capabilities, however, because they are server-based, they have limitations and they generally require a hefty timeframe for pre-planning, installation and deployment, typically 12 to 24 months.
"Password Management Issues In Notes/Domino Environments"
In order to more fully understand the problem with Notes ID management, Osterman Research undertook a primary market research study specifically for this white paper. We spoke with organizations of various sizes across a range of industries, focusing our research on individuals who are involved in the support and management of Lotus Notes/Domino for their organizations...Read more. (PDF-file)