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jim li
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Joined: May 20, 2008
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hi guys,

for the concept of identity management, is it consisted by data integrity, confidentiality, auth ad auth. in java, i can reference jaas as identity management.

please let me know whether my understanding is correct

thank you
Ed Ward
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Joined: Jan 30, 2006
Posts: 147
To me, identity management = authentication (you are who you say you are).
IDM tools typically also facilitate authorization (what are you allowed to do) as well.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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