The LDAP Transport is used by FEB to
communicate with your LDAP.
The base LDAP transport that ships with
FEB requires the username and password to access the repository to be
entered in plain text within the service description xml file. This
is generally not a good idea and is something that will be addressed
in a future release, but until that time we can address the problem
by writing our own custom transport.
Note: If you have never written your own custom transport
please reference the existing article, Creating
a Custom Transport and Service Description.
This custom transport extends the base
LDAP transport and leverages the WebSphere J2CAlias feature. The
transport will retrieve the username and password from the J2CAlias
repository and then pass that to the base LDAP transport eliminating
the need to have the user and password included in the xml file as