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From Alan Cabrera <>
Subject RE: J2EE security
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 15:16:42 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nash Foster [] 
> > Yes, we are close.  About the 1 good LoginModule, in your opinion, 
> > what is it that is inadequate about the JAAS LoginModule 
> paradigm that 
> > requires us to write one good LoginModule and then, in 
> turn, integrate 
> > external products when IMHO the JAAS LoginModule paradigm is just 
> > fine?  Can you provide a scenario where there would be a problem?
> There's nothing wrong with the LoginModule paradigm. We've 
> been using it with JBoss, it works great. Don't you integrate 
> external products by writing more LoginModules? Those 
> additional modules are what really add value for companies 
> wanting to use the software, imnsho.

Great.  We are of the same mind.  I was confused by your statement about
needing only one good LoginModule.

Just curious, what is the extent of your work w/ security and JBoss?  I'm
sorry if you're one of the developers.  I've been focusing on a security
service on OpenEJB and we, the OpenEJB team, are not familiar with who all
the JBoss developers are/were.


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