Spring Security Framework

Package org.springframework.security.providers.ldap

The LDAP authentication provider package.


Interface Summary
LdapAuthenticator The strategy interface for locating and authenticating an Ldap user.

Class Summary
LdapAuthenticationProvider An AuthenticationProvider implementation that authenticates against an LDAP server.

Package org.springframework.security.providers.ldap Description

The LDAP authentication provider package. Interfaces are provided for both authentication and retrieval of user roles from an LDAP server.

The main provider class is LdapAuthenticationProvider. This is configured with an LdapAuthenticator instance and an LdapAuthoritiesPopulator. The latter is used to obtain the list of roles for the user.

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