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From charles gay <charles....@wanadoo.fr>
Subject [ANNONCE] jGuard : JAAS for J2EE
Date Thu, 10 Jun 2004 07:28:51 GMT
jGuard v0.50 released!

i am pleased to annouce the first release(v0.50) of the java security library called jGuard(http://sourceforge.net/projects/jguard/).
this library is build on top of jaas, for  J2EE web applications.
his goal is to provide for webapp developers, an easy way to manage authentication and authorizations.

the main features are :


- build  on top of the very secure and flexible JAAS(http://java.sun.com/products/jaas/)
- adapt JAAS to J2EE
- permit easy management of users, roles, web permissions  
- authentication and authorization are handled by a jdbc database(oracle, postgresql or mysql),
which is a flexible way 
- changes take effects 'on the fly' 


this release has been tested on tomcat 4.1.24,postgresql 7.2.1,oracle 10g, mysql 4.0, and
java 1.4.2 on windows.
this project is released under the LGPL licence.
the LGPL licence is in the jGuard-0.50.zip archive.
the two jGuard jars(jGuard_jvm_0.5.jar,jGuard_j2ee_0.5.jar), jGuard_install.txt,jGuard.tld,
and sql script files are included in this archive too.



every users and future project members are welcomed!


the jGuard website:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/jguard/



have fun!

charles.

ps: a next jboard (a java forum based on struts,tiles, hibernate.....) release will demonstrate
how to integrate jGuard in a webapp. 
you can reach jboard here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/jboard/





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