SSL / authentication primer

Discussion in 'Java' started by Richard, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. Richard

    Richard Guest

    Level: Effectively a newbie.

    There are Java client applications that have to connect to a Java
    server application via TCP. Someone told us he needs those clients
    to authenticate to LDAP/kerberos or the local Linux box that's
    running the Java server application. Both the client and server are
    ours.

    Is there a primer someplace on how to set this up? The web searches
    so far all seem to presume we're authenticating to Apache or Web
    Logic, etc., which seems to be clouding the picture a little bit.

    Muchos arigato.
     
    Richard, Jul 25, 2003
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  2. If it is a web application, the best is to delegate to the application
    server the authentification.
    Q: How to delegate to an application server the authentification from a
    ldap?
    R : It is app server ependant
    Q : How to do this with a Apache httpd + Tomcat ?
    Q : How to do this with Tomcat stand-alone?
    R : I do not know but i am very interested to get an answer ;-)

    In the case of server that is not inside a application server, i guess you
    have to do it yourself, sorry :-(


    "Richard" <> a écrit dans le message news:
    ...
    > Level: Effectively a newbie.
    >
    > There are Java client applications that have to connect to a Java
    > server application via TCP. Someone told us he needs those clients
    > to authenticate to LDAP/kerberos or the local Linux box that's
    > running the Java server application. Both the client and server are
    > ours.
    >
    > Is there a primer someplace on how to set this up? The web searches
    > so far all seem to presume we're authenticating to Apache or Web
    > Logic, etc., which seems to be clouding the picture a little bit.
    >
    > Muchos arigato.
     
    Xavier Tarrago, Jul 25, 2003
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  3. Richard

    Richard Guest

    wrote...

    > In the case of server that is not inside a application server, i guess you
    > have to do it yourself, sorry :-(


    Yep, that's the case. I'm sorry too.

    > "Richard" <> a écrit dans le message news:
    > > Level: Effectively a newbie.
    > >
    > > There are Java client applications that have to connect to a Java
    > > server application via TCP. Someone told us he needs those clients
    > > to authenticate to LDAP/kerberos or the local Linux box that's
    > > running the Java server application. Both the client and server are
    > > ours.
    > >
    > > Is there a primer someplace on how to set this up? The web searches
    > > so far all seem to presume we're authenticating to Apache or Web
    > > Logic, etc., which seems to be clouding the picture a little bit.
    > >
    > > Muchos arigato.


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    Richard, Jul 25, 2003
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