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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@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 17:16:26 GMT
Do we want to do this with 
javax.security.jacc.PolicyConfigurationFactory.provider also?

Jeremy Boynes wrote:
> 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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Jeff Genender
http://geronimo.apache.org


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