Sun Java System Access Manager 7 2005Q4 Administration Guide

JAAS Shared State

The JAAS shared state provides sharing of both user ID and password between authentication modules. Options are defined for each authentication module for:

Upon failure, the module prompts for its required credentials. After failed authentication, the module stops running, or the logout shared state clears.

Enabling JAAS Shared State

To configure the JAAS shared state:

Upon failure, the authentication module will prompt for the required credentials as per the tryFirstPass option behavior suggested in the JAAS specification.

JAAS Shared State Store Option

To configure the JAAS shared state store option:

After a commit, an abort or a logout, the shared state will be cleared.