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From Brandon Goodin <brandon.goo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JDBCRealm using iBATIS?
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2005 17:31:15 GMT
Is Acegi Security tied to Spring's WebMVC?


On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 09:03:15 -0800, Matt Raible <lists@raibledesigns.com> wrote:
> FWIW, I recently switched from using container-managed security (i.e.
> JDBCRealm in Tomcat) to using Acegi Security and it's working great so
> far.  Not only is it portable between app servers, but it allows you to
> easily plugin in your own authentication provider.
> 
> Matt
> 
> On Mar 17, 2005, at 8:24 AM, Brett Gorres wrote:
> 
> > Brandon:
> >  
> > - ability to potentially switch db connection parameters in only one
> > ibatis database.properties file (don't repeat yourself)
> >  
> > - ability to change your user auth data model in one ibatis XML file
> > instead of potentially multiple web.xml files
> >  
> > - wouldn't this provide good "inversion of control" / "dependency
> > injection": if the realm implementation itself were configurable,
> > you'd presumably tweak that realm implementation in one place (if, for
> > example, you wanted to temporarily read in user information from an
> > XML file during db maintenance.)  Your ibatis realm implementation may
> > be a singleton used by more than one app--and you could get away with
> > configuring that in only one spot if that's what floats your boat...
> >  
> > It seems worthwhile to me--in fact I had already considered doing
> > something like this...
> > But I wasn't using Tomcat at the time.  My only reservation is that I
> > would be more likely to develop and use something like this if it were
> > made to be portable across Java app servers.
> >  
> > Agree? Disagree?
> >  
> > -Brett
> >
> >
> > Brandon Goodin <brandon.goodin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > i don't see why you would need to use ibatis for that. If you wanted
> > to you could write a Realm implementation that took advantage of
> > ibatis... but, why?
> >
> > Brandon
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 15:37:03 +0000, Tim Christopher
> > wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Can anyone let me know if it is possible to use iBATIS for
> > > implementing JDBCRealm, or do I have to access the database directly?
> > >
> > > I've looked on Google and in the Developer Notes for iBATIS and have
> > > found nothing on this topic.
> > >
> > > Any help would be much appreciated.
> > >
> > > Tim Christopher
> > >
> 
>

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