JAAS Callback Handler

Identifier:
org.eclipse.equinox.security.callbackHandler

Description:
The loginModule extension point provides a way for a bundle to register class implementing CallbackHandler with the Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS). After specifying a Callback Handler using this extension point, the callbackHandlerMapping extension point can be used to set this callbackHander as the default to be used for a given JAAS login configuration.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension (callbackHandler)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #REQUIRED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED>


<!ELEMENT callbackHandler EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST callbackHandler

class CDATA #REQUIRED>


Examples:
 <extension id="defaultHttpBasicCallbackHandler"
        name="Default CallbackHandler for HTTP-BASIC Login Configuration"
        point="org.eclipse.equinox.security.callbackHandler">
      <callbackHandler class="org.eclipse.equinox.internal.security.auth.dialog.HttpBasicLoginDialog"/>
   </extension>

API Information:
The JAAS API is part of the Java Runtime Environment version 1.4 and above.

Supplied Implementation:
No public Callback Handlers are provided by the platform.


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