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From <tbo...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Security app
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 22:21:19 GMT
I get it. Thanks for the URL, I'll keep you posted if
I come up with issues.

Also, about the app, I will first focus as though they
have already paid.

Thanks!
Tyler



--- David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Some info to get you started is in this
> developerworks article:
> 
>
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/os-ag-security/
> 
> index.html
> 
> it is only slightly out of date :-)  I think the
> problems mentioned in  
> it have been fixed in M5.
> 
> I may not understand your application well enough,
> but I think you will  
> need to go beyond declarative j2ee security and
> implement some logic to  
> determine whether the user can download a file: you
> don't normally  
> change permissions dynamically for a user depending
> on whether they  
> have paid or not.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> david jencks
> 
> On Oct 12, 2005, at 2:41 PM, <tbot55@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > I'm looking into building a simple application
> that
> > implements the security features of Geronimo that
> can
> > later be built upon.
> >
> > The security aspect I'd like to focus on is
> limiting
> > access for certain users to a page, similar to
> HTTP
> > authentication.
> >
> > This brings up a few questions:
> >  - Where are the user names/passwords kept?
> >  - Is there a URL someone could point me to that
> >    documents any of the APIs above?
> >
> > The purpose of the application is this: At the end
> of
> > the shopping cart process for a purchased
> electronic
> > item, such as an eBook, the application would give
> the
> > buyer access (by providing a user name/password)
> to
> > the directory where the file exists for download.
> > Without which, the user would not otherwise be
> able to
> > access the directory and download the product.
> >
> > Any tips/pointers to any recommended API and/or
> > documentation would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Tyler
> >
> >
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