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From Michael Hartle <>
Subject Re: [Q] Authentication module & JAAS
Date Sat, 12 Oct 2002 18:12:31 GMT
Ivelin Ivanov wrote:

>Recently there has been a thread on integration between an App Server's
>authentication and C2.1's auth module.
>Now as the majority of the app servers support the JAAS authentication
>callback mechanism, would it make sense to extend the C2.1 auth. module to
>automatically login in the container through the LoginContext.
>If there are no negative votes, I plan to work on the connection between
>Cocoon and JAAS. My ultimate goal is to make the sitemap auth. semantics
>work together in a complementing and non-contraversial way with the JNDI
>(web.xml, EJB, DataSource, etc.) declarative security.
If you are interested, I would like to participate/support your efforts 
in this as I am currently working on
a project that uses Tomcat and JBoss (authenticating against a NT domain).

Best regards,

Michael Hartle,
Hartle & Klug GbR

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