Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP9 Administrator's Guide

Specifying the Default Realm

The default realm is used to process authentication events for all web applications which do not specify a valid alternate realm in their web.xml deployment descriptor file.

ProcedureTo specify the active authentication realm for the server instance

  1. Access the Server Manager and choose the Java tab.

  2. Click the Java Security link.

  3. Set the following information:

    • Default Realm . Specifies the active authentication realm (an AUTHREALM name attribute) for this server instance.

      • Anonymous Role (optional). Used as the name for default or anonymous role.

      • Audit Enabled (optional). If true, additional access logging is performed to provide audit information. Audit information consists of:

        • Authentication success and failure events

        • Servlet access grants and denials

        Log Level (optional). Controls the type of messages logged to the errors log.

  4. Click OK.