JPam is a Java-PAM bridge. PAM, or Pluggable Authentication Modules, is a standard security architecture used on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, HP-UX and other Unix systems. JPam is the missing link between the two.
This software permits the use of PAM authentication facilities by Java applications running on those platforms.
These facilities include:
It features JAAS and direct APIs, support for most Unix OSs and architectures and much more...
JPam is available under an Apache open source license and is actively developed, maintained and supported.
Here are some key features of "JPam":
· High Test Coverage
· Automated Load, Limit and Performance System Tests
· Production tested
· Fully documented
· Conservative Commit policy
· Full public information on the history of every bug
· Responsiveness to serious bugs
What's New in This Release:
· This is a maintenance release which fixes issue 1707044 where JPAM causes JDK crashes on lots of machines. The fix is to roll back the 1.0 fix for expired accounts.