Configure DB Login Module in JBoss
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Configure DB Login Module in JBoss

Add to conf/login-config.xml:

<application-policy name="MyPolicy">
<login-module flag="required" code="">
<module-option name="dsJndiName">java:/AuthorityDB</module-option>
<module-option name="principalsQuery">SELECT Password FROM Users WHERE Username=?</module-option>
<module-option name="rolesQuery">SELECT Rolename, "Roles" FROM Roles WHERE Username=?</module-option>

The application policy name declares a new policy. We will reference this name in each [web] application that wishes to use it.

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The required flag means that the login module is required to succeed.

If it succeeds or fails, authentication still continues to proceed down the LoginModule list

Other options are: requisite, sufficient, and optional

Module option dsJndiName:

Defines the JNDI name of the RDBMS DataSource that defines logical users and roles tables

Defaults to java:/DefaultDS

Module option principalsQuery:

Defines a prepared SQL statement that queries the password of a given username

Defaults to select Password from Principals where PrincipalID=?

Module option rolesQuery:

Defines a prepared SQL statement that queries role names (and groups) of a given username

The default group name is Roles (hard-coded). Defaults to select Role, RoleGroup from Roles where PrincipalID=?


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