Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP6 Programmer's Guide to Web Applications


A realm, also called a security policy domain or a security domain in the J2SE specification, is a scope over which a common security policy is defined and enforced by the security administrator of the security service. Supported realms in Sun Java System Web Server are file, ldap, certificate, solaris, custom, and nativerealm. For more information about supported realms, see Realm Configuration.