Custom Jdbc Spring 4 Authentication

Spring Security makes available a good base customizable authentication layer to transform a plain web application into a secure one.

In this article I’ll show some of the behaviours that are customizable in a Spring solution. Obviously, I won’t describe all the possible parts but only a brief part of them but, I’m sure, once you got them, it’d be easy to understand how to customize even the deeper part of the code.

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Cas and Spring Security

Spring Security supports a lot of different authentication systems. One of that is the central authentication service (CAS) which allows the users to authenticate in a Web Application (or different Web Applications) using a unique central service.

In this article, I’ll show the integration of the CAS with Spring security framework. As usual, by using an example.

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5 minutes with – Spring Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)

In the large numbers of choices of how build an authentication and authorization service, Java community has defined a stardard of it called Jaas.

In this article I’d like to show you the integration of this standard with Spring framework. So, I’m going to show you how the two different layers of authentication and authorization are both integrated and used. As usual, we’ll see that by an example.

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