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.
Interface Summary Interface Description LdapAuthenticatorThe strategy interface for locating and authenticating an Ldap user.
Class Summary Class Description AbstractLdapAuthenticationProviderBase class for the standard
AbstractLdapAuthenticatorBase class for the authenticator implementations. BindAuthenticatorAn authenticator which binds as a user. LdapAuthenticationProviderAn
AuthenticationProviderimplementation that authenticates against an LDAP server.
LdapAuthenticatorwhich compares the login password with the value stored in the directory using a remote LDAP "compare" operation.
SpringSecurityAuthenticationSourceAn AuthenticationSource to retrieve authentication information stored in Spring Security's
UserDetailsServiceLdapAuthoritiesPopulatorSimple LdapAuthoritiesPopulator which delegates to a UserDetailsService, using the name which was supplied at login as the username.