Interface Summary
AuthenticationHandler Interface for server authentication mechanisms.

Class Summary
AuthenticationFilter The AuthenticationFilter enables protecting web application resources with different (pluggable) authentication mechanisms.
AuthenticationToken The AuthenticationToken contains information about an authenticated HTTP client and doubles as the Principal to be returned by authenticated HttpServletRequests

The token can be serialized/deserialized to and from a string as it is sent and received in HTTP client responses and requests as a HTTP cookie (this is done by the AuthenticationFilter).

KerberosAuthenticationHandler The KerberosAuthenticationHandler implements the Kerberos SPNEGO authentication mechanism for HTTP.
PseudoAuthenticationHandler The PseudoAuthenticationHandler provides a pseudo authentication mechanism that accepts the user name specified as a query string parameter.

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