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

LDAP

The LDAP realm allows you to use an LDAP database for user security information, and has the following configuration characteristics:

Required properties are as follows:

You can add the following optional properties to tailor the LDAP realm behavior:

You must create the desired user(s) in your LDAP directory. You can do this from the Sun™ Java System Directory Server console, or through any other administration tool that supports LDAP and your directory's schema. User and group information is stored in the external LDAP directory.

The principal-name used in the deployment descriptors must correspond to your LDAP user information.