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Web App Security with JAAS

Ola Daniel
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Joined: Jul 27, 2005
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I need some pointers on how to correctly use JAAS to secure a web application. Could any one please direct me to any resource I can use to learn how to do this. Some sample code would be nice.


SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4
"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand."
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Jaikiran Pai

Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 10441

See if these help:

Different authentication mechanisms

FORM based authentication

Security - Chapter from JBoss docs

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I agree. Here's the link:
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