Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP11 Programmer's Guide

Certificate-Mapping API

The Certificate-Mapping API consists of data structures and functions used to manage certificate mapping.

When a user authenticates to a Sun Java System server by sending a client certificate to the server, the server uses information in the certificate to search the user directory for the entry of the user.

You can configure some parts of this process by editing the file certmap.conf. This file specifies the following: