Chapter 7. Securing and personalizing your application

This chapter covers

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Personalization

In the past couple of chapters you’ve experienced some of the great integration features that BlazeDS gives us. Now you’re going to take integration one step further as you strengthen your application and add security features.

You’ll leverage the existing security infrastructure provided by AppFuse and not have to spend precious time on the particulars of setting up a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server, authenticating against Active Directory, and creating Access Control Lists (ACLs). There are plenty of resources on the web that cover these advanced topics, which are beyond the scope of our goals for this ...

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