Spring Security Archive

Introduction to Spring Security

Spring Security is a Java/Java EE framework that provides authentication, authorization and other security features for enterprise applications. With Spring MVC setup ready with Maven, let’s understand Spring Security with a very simple demo built over Spring MVC. First and foremost, let’s first configure the dependencies in our pom.xml file. [crayon-5c6a77f1a33fd000510067/] After this, let’s modify our web.xml...

Spring Security LDAP Authentication

1. Introduction to LDAP LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is an open, industrial standard application protocol for reading and editing distributed directories over the network. These directories contain a set of records in an organized hierarchical structure, similar to how a corporate email directory looks like or a telephone directory which...

Spring Security Performance – Authentication Cache

1. Introduction Spring Security performance is one of the concerns that sometimes comes into picture, when the request processing time is noticed to be on the higher unacceptable side. There might be situations where you notice that the actual request processing takes around 120ms, while Spring Security authentication/authentication adds up another 500-600ms. One...

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