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A question anoying me

Lei Xiaowen

Joined: Jul 11, 2005
Posts: 15
In form-based authentication, what must be included in the HTML returned from the URL specified by the <login-page> element?
A. a base-64 encoded user name and password
B. a form that POSTs to the j_security_check URL
C. an applet that requests the user name and password from the user
D. a hidden field that supplies the login-constraint used by the application

and why?
Leandro Melo
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Joined: Mar 27, 2004
Posts: 401
Answer: a form that POSTs to the j_security_check

The URL specified as the login page must return a form with fields j_username and j_password. Adittionally, this form should POST to action="j_security_check".

Leandro Melo
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4
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