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From "Rick Hillegas (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (DERBY-2757) Do not require authentication when bringing up a security manager for the network server
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 20:44:25 GMT

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Rick Hillegas updated DERBY-2757:
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    Attachment: releaseNote.html

Attaching a release note describing the remaining incompatibilities introduced by the automatic
installation of a security manager: possible performance drag and possible SecurityExceptions
in user-written functions and procedures.

> Do not require authentication when bringing up a security manager for the network server
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-2757
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-2757
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Network Server, Security
>    Affects Versions: 10.3.0.0
>            Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 10.3.0.0
>
>         Attachments: releaseNote.html
>
>
> DERBY-2196 brings up a security manager--if the user forgot to install one--when the
network server is booted. DERBY-2196 requires that authentication be enabled when bringing
up a security manager. If authentication is not enabled, then the server fails to boot and,
instead, prints out a diagnostic advising the user to enable authentication, and, if that
is not possible, boot the server with the -noSecurityManager option.
> This creates an incompatibility for applications upgrading from previous Derby releases.
Despite the advice in Derby user guides, customers do boot the network server without enabling
authentication. This incompatibility is discussed in the email thread http://www.nabble.com/forum/Search.jtp?forum=105&local=y&query=SecurityManager+incompatibility
> This JIRA removes the requirement that authentication be enabled when the server brings
up a security manager.

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