Tuesday, January 29, 2008

ADF - Using Proxy Authentication

An interesting article has appeared on JHeadstart's Blog that outlines the approach to use if you currently have an application that uses database login credentials to define authentication and access. Once you move to a web application, database connections are channeled through a connection pool that consists of one pre-defined login user.

Using proxy authentication allows you to maintain the user details of logged-in users. This article steps through the options available when this approach is needed.

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