You must configure the system to use security application server. However, if the security of the application server has been configured via the installer, you do not need to perform this procedure.
If you use LDAP over Maximo 7.x and you were not able to connect to Maximo with passwords that contain special characters such as < >...
When using LDAP. The password must be changed and the LDAP properties file must be updated with the new passwords, thereby :