In this chapter, we learned about the Central Authentication System (CAS) Single Sign-On portal, how it can be integrated with Spring Security and we also covered the following:
- The CAS architecture and communication paths between actors in a CAS enabled environment
- The benefits of CAS enabled applications for application developers and system administrators
- Configuring JBCP Pets to interact with a basic CAS installation
- Updating CAS to interact with LDAP and sharing LDAP data with our CAS enabled application
- Implementing attribute exchange with CAS using both a modified CAS 2.0 protocol, as well as the industry standard SAML protocol
We hope this chapter was an interesting introduction to the world of single sign-on. There are many other single ...