Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP11 Administrator's Guide

File realm

The file realm is the default realm when you first install the Sun Java System Web Server. It is easy and simple to set up and provides significant convenience to developers.

The file realm authenticates users against user data stored in a text file. The following authentication databases are supported by the file realm:

For more information about the various file-based authentication databases, see <add>.

The user information file used by the file realm is initially empty. You must add users before you can use the file realm. For more information on how you can do this, see Creating a New User in a Key File Authentication Database.