Authentication in WAS

Authentication is required for Enterprise bean client or Web clients such as browsers when they access protected resources. Enterprise bean clients (Servlet or thick Java client) send the authentication information to a web application server by using one of the following protocols

  • Common secure interoperability version 2 (CSIV2)

  • Secure authentication service

Web clients use the HTTP or HTTPs to send the authentication inforamtion. The authentication information can be simple username + password, a credential token or client certificate

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