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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject RE: Security Roles in EAR
Date Tue, 02 Nov 2004 00:02:00 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Mulder [mailto:ammulder@alumni.princeton.edu]
> Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 7:04 PM
> To: dev@geronimo.apache.org
> Subject: Security Roles in EAR
> 
> 	So you can list security roles in an EAR's
> META-INF/application.xml, but it's never been clear to me exactly what
> that buys you.  I think you still have to list the same security roles
> again in each module in order for role-links to work as expected.
> 
> 	Would it be appropriate for us to let you map the EAR security
> roles to principals in META-INF/geronimo-application.xml, and then
apply
> those settings as defaults if the same security roles show up in
> individual modules?  That would let you do you mapping in one place,
if
> for example, you were going to have a WAR and an EJB JAR that use the
same
> set of security roles.

JACC should do this for us, as soon as I put the code in.

Regards,
Alan



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