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JAAS and single sign on

chris kelly

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 6
Can JAAS be used for single signon authentication scenarios?

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Bill Siggelkow
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Joined: Jun 27, 2001
Posts: 57
I know that JBoss+Tomcat supports this. Basically, the JBoss application policy is defined as a realm backed by a JAAS LoginModule (this can be custom code, or one of the provided LoginModules) -- then you configure single-sign-on in the tomcat-service.xml. There is a thread on this subject in the JBoss forums.

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