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moshik salem

Joined: Dec 06, 2011
Posts: 10

do anyone have a link or a link to a well-explained tutorial which concerns to a security based FORM with authentication issue with the all deal of

authentication filtering?

thank you.
Tim Moores

Joined: Sep 21, 2011
Posts: 2409
Not sure what you mean by "authentication filtering", but start here for general information about servlet security:
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17247

Pretty much any decent book on J2EE that covers JSPs and servlets will have a chapter on configuring the container-managed security system and FORM-based authentication.

They then usually ruin all their good work by presenting demos that have a "login page" done as user code instead of using the container security system. Long experience has taught me that the technical term for user-code logins is "hacked". The container-managed security system has its own pre-debugged login code which is much more secure.

An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
I agree. Here's the link:
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