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Authentication Vs Authorization
Joined: Aug 02, 2007
Aug 02, 2007 20:04:00
I am new to java/jsp/servlets
can any one pls tell me the differnce between authentication and authorization?
Thanks in advance,
Joined: Apr 20, 2002
Aug 02, 2007 21:30:00
Authentication is determining someone's identity (usually by means of a user name/password). Login is a form of Authentication.
Authorization is determining whether or not you have permission to do something. An example is "are you authorized to use a web page?".
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