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From "Ivelin Ivanov" <ive...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Q] Cocoon 2.1 Authentication framework (aka sunRise)
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2002 02:00:14 GMT

Thanks Vadim.

Maybe we should make this explicit in the documentation.

I would assume that most J2EE applications use the standard API, which is
not perfect, but security is such a hair ball that a well understood and
properly used standard is a good thing after all.

Ivelin


----- Original Message -----
From: "Vadim Gritsenko" <vadim.gritsenko@verizon.net>
To: <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 04, 2002 10:50 AM
Subject: RE: [Q] Cocoon 2.1 Authentication framework (aka sunRise)


> > From: Ivelin Ivanov [mailto:ivelin@apache.org]
> >
> >
> > I have tried to read through the Auth. documentation and understand
> how it
> > relates to the authentication mechanism of the J2EE specification.
> >
> > I see that it supports roles and session context, but do not
> understand if
> > it is tied to the J2EE container's security.
> >
> > For example when authenticated through the container, a user principal
> and
> > role are available in the ServletRequest.
> > They are also carried over and applied to any J2EE resource like
> > transactions, datasources, EJBs, JMS, etc. through JNDI.
> >
> > So, my question:
> > Is the sunRise framework tied to the J2EE security APIs?
> > How can my EJBs be aware of the user name and role ?
>
> Carsten isn't there yet, but from what I understood, there is no
> integration with j2ee out of the box.
>
> Vadim
>
>
> > -=Ivelin=-
>
>
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