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Integrating JAAS with JSF

Philip Shanks
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Joined: Oct 15, 2002
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Greetings James, Chris & Ed!

I am interested in a portable (cross JEE server) solution for providing authentication/authorization via JAAS in a JSF-based application. Does your book offer some advice, how-to or examples in this area?

I really want to have a generic security mechanism that does not rely so heavily on what the specific host container offers. In this way the application distribution and installation may be greatly simplified.


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Chris Schalk
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
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The book provides coverage on JSF and both application and container managed security. There is specific coverage of interacting with JAAS and JSF.

Ed Burns
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Joined: Sep 11, 2006
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You're in luck, this book covers exactly that case on page 436: Leveraging JAAS from a JSF Application.

ravi krishna muthireddy

Joined: Apr 02, 2007
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could any one send information related to jaas jsf-based application
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