The GenericAuthFilter provides a basic authentication mechanism. Depending on the realm it uses, and on its user description, it will use either IP filtering, or IP filtering with Basic authentication.
The filter is configured to allow only some users or some users belonging to a given set of groups to access the information it protects. Users are recorded in a realm database. If no allowed users or groups is specified, all users of the realm are allowed.
The GenericAuthFilter class inerits from the following classes:
The GenericAuthFilter defines the following attributes:
$Id: org.w3c.jigsaw.auth.GenericAuthFilter.html,v 1.3 1998/03/27 08:15:08 bmahe Exp $