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security migration from weblogic to Jboss

Ahm Moh

Joined: Sep 22, 2004
Posts: 3
Hi All,

I'm new to Jboss, currently I'm trying to migrate my app from weblogic to jboss. My problem is that in my app, I got weblogic specific security code that I'm trying to convert into Jboss specific. I don't know what is Jboss equivalent security code. If any body know, please forward the equivalent code. I will really appreciate that.

Thanks in advance

Here is my weblogic specific code

import java.math.BigDecimal;
import javax.ejb.*;
import java.rmi.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.math.*;
import javax.servlet.http.*;

public class UserDelegate {

private UserSession session;
private static final Class homeClass =;

public UserBean getUser(HttpServletRequest request, String database) throws DataAccessException, RemoteException, AuthenticationException {
UserBean bean = null;
try {
ServiceLocator.getInitialContext(request.getParameter("username"), request.getParameter("password"));
if (hasRole("DI")) {
bean = session.getUser(request.getParameter("username"),database);
else {
throw new Exception("User does not have access to DI.");
catch (Exception e) {
throw new AuthenticationException("Could not validate user.");
return bean;

private static User getUser() {
return Security.getCurrentUser();

private static Collection getRoles() {
Collection roles = new ArrayList();
ListableRealm realm = (ListableRealm) getUser().getRealm();
Enumeration enum = realm.getGroups();
while (enum.hasMoreElements()) {
Group grp = (Group) enum.nextElement();
if ( (grp.getName() != "everyone") && (grp.isMember(getUser())) ) {
return roles;

private static boolean hasRole(String aRoleName) {
boolean hasRole = false;
Iterator iter = getRoles().iterator();
while (iter.hasNext()) {
if ( ((Group) ) {
hasRole = true;
return hasRole;

public static InitialContext getInitialContext(String userName, String password) throws javax.naming.AuthenticationException, ServiceLocatorException {
try {
Hashtable env = new Hashtable();
env.put(Context.SECURITY_AUTHENTICATION, "simple");
env.put(Context.SECURITY_PRINCIPAL, userName);
env.put(Context.SECURITY_CREDENTIALS, password);
return new InitialContext(env);
catch (javax.naming.AuthenticationException ae) {
throw ae;
catch (NamingException ne) {
throw new ServiceLocatorException("ServiceLocatorException (NamingException) while trying to get the InitialContext.");
catch (Exception e) {
throw new ServiceLocatorException("ServiceLocatorException (Unknown) while trying to get the InitialContext.");
Ajith Kallambella

Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
Moving this discussion to "JBoss" forum...

Open Group Certified Distinguished IT Architect. Open Group Certified Master IT Architect. Sun Certified Architect (SCEA).
I agree. Here's the link:
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