Ever since I was first started working with IBM WebSphere DataPower I was looking around for someone that was offering access to a IBM WebSphere Datapower, I was looking around for someone that was offering access to an Internet-facing appliance that I could use for experimenting and learning. I never found such a service. My standing theory is that there are many other people that are interested in such a thing, but no one has offered due to the high cost of purchasing DataPower appliances-an understandable issue.
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I generally recommend to clients that DataPower RBM (Role-Based Management) be configured to perform authentication and authorization of DataPower administrators and developers with LDAP. In particular, whatever respository serves as the central repository of user information should be used (of course, it has to be able to understand the LDAP protocol (v2 or v3). In my experience, this is typically Microsoft Active Directory(AD), but not always.