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From Jeremy Boynes <jboy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (GERONIMO-590) "javax.security.jacc.policy.provider" system property not referenced as in JACC spec
Date Mon, 21 Feb 2005 16:07:24 GMT
Jeff Genender wrote:
> Actually it kind of does.  Setting the "policyProvider" attribute in the 
> SecurityServiceImpl plan will do it.
> 
> The question is, do we pick up the javax.security.jacc.policy.provider 
> variable and run with that, or is the declaration in the plan good enough?
> 
> Its actually a simple change to pick up the variable instead of using 
> the plan attribute.
> 
> Comments?
> 
> 

Both?

Use the plan to define the default but if the system property is set let 
it override. That would allow people to determine the preferred provider 
at configuration time (in the plan), but a local admin can also impose a 
local policy fairly easily.

--
Jeremy

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