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mukund kulkarni

Joined: Nov 11, 2001
Posts: 23
Can any one tell me how to integrate the JAAS(java Authentication ..) framework with the Java Web Start.
IN a typical J2EE based application having thick SWING client how to use the authentication and start the JWS application. Is there any link between JWS and JAAS.

-Mukund Kulkarni<br /> <br />Sun Certified Java Programmer<br />Sun Certified Java Developer
Hema Menon
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Joined: Oct 29, 2000
Posts: 569
The unofficial FAQ on JavaWebstart has some info. Check it out at

Gary Kephart

Joined: Jul 29, 2003
Posts: 6
I know the date of this post was almost two years ago, but, hey, I just saw it, so here's my $0.02US.
Check out my solution at
Gary Kephart

Joined: Jul 29, 2003
Posts: 6
Let me amend that link: (no www)
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: JWS and JAAS
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