Chapter 12. Spring Security Extensions
In this chapter, we'll explore the capabilities of one of the Spring Security Extensions project implementations—an exciting capability to integrate Windows Active Directory authentication (or other Kerberos-enabled infrastructure) with Spring Security to provide a seamless single-sign on experience for your intranet users.
During the course of this chapter, we will:
- Learn about the Kerberos authentication protocol and its adaptation to web-based credentials presentation
- Understand how a Kerberos-enabled web application fits into a Kerberos-based secure infrastructure
- Configure the JBCP Pets application to provide single sign-on authentication for Windows users, using an Active Directory authentication store ...