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Making the Net Work

Making the Net Work

Deploying a Secure Portal on Sun Systems

Robert Baker

Jun 2004, Paperback, 464 pages
ISBN13: 9780131483385
ISBN10: 0131483382
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Making the Net Work

Deploying a Secure Portal

This book describes how to get the most out of the Sun Portal Server Secure Remote Access 6.x products. The best practice suggestions contained in this book evolved from real-world customer escalation's, proof-of-concept exercises, and presales support. Each chapter provides high-level overviews that quickly drill down into technical details that are critical for solving problems or heading them off entirely. This book represents an aggregation of information to get the most out of your secure portal investment, by simplifying it's deployment, minimizing it's management, and optimizing it's usage.


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Acknowledgments.

Preface.

1. Introduction.

Portal Introduction.

Sun Portal Product Evolution.

Purchasing Portal Server Software.

Patching the Portal Server Software.

Important Terms and Concepts.

2. Netlet: Secure Remote Access Through On-Demand VPNs.

What is the Netlet?

Why Should I Use the Netlet?

How Does the Netlet Work?

How Do I Deploy the Netlet?

Netlet Deployment Scenarios.

Ten Tips From the Trenches.

New Netlet Technology in the Java Enterprise System.

3. NetFile: Secure Remote Access for Exchanging Files With Internal File Systems.

What is NetFile?

Why Do I Need NetFile?

How Does NetFile Work?

How Do I Deploy NetFile?

Deployment Scenarios.

Logging.

Ten Tips From the Trenches.

New NetFile Technology in the Java Enterprise System.

4. Rewriter: Secure Remote Access to Internal Web-Based Applications.

What is the Rewriter?

Why Do I Need the Rewriter?

How Does the Rewriter Work?

How Do I Deploy the Rewriter?

Improvements in the Rewriter Since

Migrating Portal Server 3.x Rewriter Rules.

Application Integration.

Rewriter Deployment Scenarios.

Rewriter Logging.

Ten Tips From the Trenches.

New Rewriter Technology in the Java Enterprise System.

5. Gateway: Gluing It All Together.

What is the Gateway?

Why Do I Need the Gateway?

How Does the Gateway Work?

How Do I Deploy the Gateway?

Deployment Scenarios.

Logging.

Ten Tips From the Trenches.

New Gateway Technology in the Java Enterprise System.

A. Application Integrations for the Rewriter.

Microsoft Exchange Integrations.

Lotus iNotes Integration.

B. Risks and Workarounds for the deploy Command.

Portal Server 6.0 Installations.

Portal Server 6.1 Installations.

Portal Server 6.2 Installations.

Calling the deploy Command From a Script.

Glossary.

Index.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ROBERT L. BAKER has been working in Internet server software development, deployment, and usage technologies for over six years. Currently, Rob provides sustaining development and escalation support for various enterprise network software products for Sun Microsystems, including the Solaris ISP Server, iPlanet Web Server, Netscape PublishingXpert, and the Sun ONE Portal Server products. Rob is an advocate of Sun's customer first philosophy. To that end, he has published numerous Sun BluePrints best practice articles including the "Sun ONE Portal Server Rewriter Configuration and Management Guide," the "Sun ONE Portal Server and Microsoft Exchange Integration Cookbook," and the "Sun ONE Portal Server and Lotus iNotes Integration Recipe." The articles have been used to successfully deploy solutions to dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Working closely with the development organizations in Sun, Rob has also invented and filed several pending patents.


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