In this tutorial we will learn how to create and use custom Login page in spring authentication. User Details will be saved here in security XML file.
Here we will learn how to provide authentication, authorization and security related stuff with the help of LDAP Server. Active directory is an LDAP implementation by Microsoft for Windows. Current tutorial will use AD as LDAP server.
It provides security services for J2EE-based enterprise software applications. Spring security targets two main areas of web application “authentication” and “authorization”. Authentication is the process of establishing a principal is who they claim to be. Authorization refers to the process of deciding whether a principal is allowed to perform an action within your application.