Chapter 11. Securing JBoss AS 7 Applications

In the previous chapter we have described how to deploy your application in a robust and reliable environment using clustering. The last stop in our journey will be learning about security, which is a key element of any Enterprise application. You must be able to control and restrict who is permitted to access your applications and what operations users may perform.

The Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) specification defines a simple role-based security model for Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs) and web components. The implementation of JBoss security is delivered by the Picketbox framework (formerly known as JBoss security), which is part of the application server and provides the authentication, authorization, ...

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