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Spring MVC Beginner’s Guide by Amuthan G

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Time for action – adding a login page

We are going to use Spring Security features to restrict access to the add products page. Only an authorized user with a valid username and password will be able to access the add products page. Let's see how we can do this in Spring MVC with the following steps:

  1. We open pom.xml, which can be found under the project root folder itself.
  2. We will be able to see some tabs at the bottom, under the pom.xml file; we select the Dependencies tab and click on the Add button of the Dependencies section.
  3. A Select Dependency window will appear; here, we enter Group Id as org.springframework.security, Artifact Id as spring-security-config, Version as 3.1.4.RELEASE, and select Scope as compile and click on the OK button.
  4. Similarly, ...

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