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From "Rick Hillegas (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Comment Edited] (DERBY-6234) Remove references to BUILTIN authentication from the user guides
Date Fri, 31 May 2013 15:21:23 GMT

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Rick Hillegas edited comment on DERBY-6234 at 5/31/13 3:21 PM:
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Note that this includes removing the Reference Guide material on the following properties:

  derby.authentication.builtin.algorithm
  derby.authentication.builtin.iterations
  derby.authentication.builtin.saltLength
  derby.user.UserName

                
      was (Author: rhillegas):
    Note that this includes removing the Reference Guide material on the following properties:

  derby.authentication.builtin.algorithm
  derby.authentication.builtin.iterations
  derby.authentication.builtin.saltLength
  derby.user.UserName property

                  
> Remove references to BUILTIN authentication from the user guides
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-6234
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-6234
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Documentation
>    Affects Versions: 10.11.0.0
>            Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>            Assignee: Kim Haase
>
> BUILTIN authentication is a scheme suitable only for regression tests. Many security
problems make it inappropriate for production use. To avoid confusion and prevent users from
selecting this insecure authentication scheme, we should remove references to it from our
user documentation.

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