In this section, we will develop an application using Spring MVC, Hibernate, and Spring Security. Here, we have a custom login page, logout page, employee page (to list employees), and add employee page (to add employees), which is secured by the Spring Framework. A user can log into the application using the custom login page and view the secured page based on the authentication and authorization. A user will be redirected to the custom login page on any authentication failure along with the error message, which describes the reason for failure. User will be logged out from the application on clicking on the logout link and redirected to the logout page.
The overall project structure is as follows: