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Spring Security 3 by Peter Mularien

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Summary

In this chapter, we examined the architecture, flow, and Spring Security support for client certificate-based authentication. We have covered the following:

  • Reviewed the concepts and overall flow of client certificate (mutual) authentication
  • Learned the important steps required to configure Apache Tomcat for a self-signed SSL and client certificate scenario
  • Configured Spring Security to understand certificate-based credentials presented by clients
  • Understood the architecture of Spring Security classes related to certificate authentication
  • Discovered how to configure a Spring bean-style client certificate environment
  • Weighed the pros and cons of this type of authentication

It's quite common for developers unfamiliar with client certificates to ...

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