CHAPTER 9Managing WebLogic Server Security

The common philosophy behind security in Java, Java EE, and WebLogic Server is to separate security from the implementation of the application itself. The goal is that, when building an application for deployment in WebLogic Server, the developer does not include the logic to authenticate the user or determine which users have access to certain web pages or service methods. The security aspects of the application are delegated to the container and managed using a separate and specially designed set of tools that are “plugged in” to the container. The result is a more secure and flexible approach to application ...

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