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From "Rick Hillegas (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (DERBY-5522) Document the NATIVE authentication scheme.
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:00:41 GMT

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Rick Hillegas commented on DERBY-5522:
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Hi Kim,

In general, authorization is not affected by the kind of authentication mechanism which Derby
uses. The same authorization options are available regardless of whether you use LDAP, custom,
or BUILTIN.

NATIVE authentication slightly complicates this situation because NATIVE authentication automatically
turns on SQL authorization (and makes it impossible to turn off SQL authorization).

I believe you are talking about the properties which configure the old-style authorization
scheme which Derby used before SQL authorization was introduced. Those properties can be used
with LDAP, custom, BUILTIN, and NATIVE authentication.

Hope this helps,
-Rick
                
> Document the NATIVE authentication scheme.
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-5522
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-5522
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Documentation
>    Affects Versions: 10.9.0.0
>            Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>            Assignee: Kim Haase
>         Attachments: NativeAuthExampleEmbedded.java, NativeAuthExampleEmbedded.java,
NativeAuthExampleEmbedded.java, NativeAuthExampleEmbedded.java, NativeAuthExampleEmbedded.java
>
>
> We should document NATIVE authentication after we have implemented the changes described
on DERBY-866. The documentation changes are described by the functional spec UserManagement.html
attached to that issue.

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