For demonstration purposes, this section describes the high-level setup of a simple web-based service which was used as the basis for this chapter. OpenSSO Enterprise plays various roles in this environment depending:
OpenSSO Enterprise is installed in the Web Services Client Domain.
OpenSSO Enterprise is installed in the Web Services Provider Domain.
OpenSSO Enterprise acts as a Trust Authority Service.
For browser-based deployment, the Liberty Personal Profile Web Service that is shipped with OpenSSO Enterprise is used. The user profile information is stored in the LDAP user data store.
For desktop based deployment, a simple weather service web service is developed to demonstrate the developer aspect.