[Jersey] Re: user/roles provider for AAA?

From: ljnelson <>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:02:38 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Kristian Rink [via Jersey] <> wrote:

> As another thought, couldn't I somehow make use of JAAS and map JAAS
> principals to (application specific) roles for use with @RolesAllowed
> in some way?

Well, JACC is a specification that governs how JAAS is to be used in a Java
EE environment.

Ultimately, JAAS uses a Policy. JACC formalizes what kinds of Permissions
get handed to a Policy in the world of a Java EE application.


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