Chapter 9. Authentication and Authorization with JAAS

Enterprise authentication and authorization requirements can be fairly complex. To make matters worse, all applications or solutions in a given deployment environment may not originate from the same vendor. In addition, these applications may run on different operating systems. The Java language is the language of choice for portability between platforms, and it needs to integrate its authentication and authorization services with those of the containing environment. This chapter explains how the Java Authentication and Authorization Service accomplishes this integration and how it can be used.[1]

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