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Selva jai
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Hi Guys,

what is the diff between Authentication and Authorization in a j2ee Application?

Thanks in Advance,
Selva.V
 
David O'Meara
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authentication - who are you?
authorization - what are you allowed to do?
 
David O'Meara
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"Selva",
Welcome to the JavaRanch.

We're a friendly group, but we do require members to have valid display names.

Display names must be two words: your first name, a space, then your last name. Fictitious names are not allowed.

Please edit your profile and correct your display name since accounts with invalid display names get deleted, often without warning

thanks,
Dave
 
Selva jai
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Thanks for the Quick Reply.
I have also changed my Dispalyaed name as your suggestion.
 
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Wikipedia has got very good description regarding Authentication and Authorization in general.
Might want to have a look at those.
 
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