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GlassFish Security by Masoud Kalali

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Chapter 2. GlassFish Security Realms

Java EE application servers require interaction with many external systems to address the requirements of the organization they are hosting applications for. Two of these external systems are Identity management systems (IDM) and identity storages. Identity management systems are end-to-end products covering all functionalities related to provisioning, authentication, and authorization. IDM products can interact with tons of external sources and support major security-related standards to facilitate security integration and interaction of separate enterprise applications. Identity storage is any type of storage containing user identification information, including identity and credentials. We will discuss the ...

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