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Spring Security

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Abhijit Ghosh
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HTTP basic authentication (BA) is a simple authentication mechanism. When a web client requests any secured web resources, server sends an HTTP response with status code 401 (Unauthorized) and WWW-Authenticate HTTP header like WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="realm here". And browser pops up a login dialog prompting for User name and...
Abhijit Ghosh
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Spring Security provides Logout Handling Service for logging out by navigating to a particular URL (by default /j_spring_security_logout). LogoutFilter starts processing when a request comes for /j_spring_security_logout url and delegates to LogoutHandler(s) to perform the actual logout functionality like clearing security context, invalidating...