Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 1 Developer's Guide

Certificate-Mapping API

The Certificate-Mapping API consists of data structures and functions used to manage certificate mapping.

When a user authenticates to the Web Server by sending a client certificate, the server uses information in the certificate to search the user directory for the user’s entry.

You can configure some parts of this process by editing the certmap.conf file. This file specifies the following: