Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP12 Administrator's Guide

Deciding When to Use the J2SE/Servlet Authentication Model

This section is designed to help you understand in what circumstances you should decide to use the J2SE/Servlet-based authentication model.

Use the J2SE/Servlet authentication model:

Remember that even if you use the ACL-based infrastructure you still have the option of using the Native Realm Java realm in order to propagate the user identity so that it is available for the servlet.