Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Developer's Guide

Implementing the process() Method

process() is called to perform the actual authentication. For example, it may prompt for a user name and password, and then attempt to verify the credentials. If your module requires user interaction (for example, retrieving a user name and password), it should not do so directly. This method should invoke the handle method of the interface to retrieve and display the appropriate callbacks. The AMLoginModule then internally passes the callback values to the Distributed Authentication User Interface which performs the requested authentication.

Consider the following points while writing the process() method: