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Spring Framework OAuth 2 support

 
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Hi,

I am considering developing a RESTful application that provides an API for mobile apps, but which is not intended to be accessed directly in a web browser (at least for the first version of the service). In order to secure the API endpoints, I would like to use OAuth 2.

Does Spring Framework support server-side OAuth 2 directly, or is there an existing stable library that can add OAuth 2 support to a Spring Application? I was considering using Jersey Framework, but currently Jersey Framework only supports OAuth 2 "client". See: https://jersey.java.net/documentation/latest/security.html#d0e11342

Does Spring in Action cover integrating OAuth?

Daniel
 
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Spring has it:
http://projects.spring.io/spring-security-oauth/
 
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Oh wow! That seems to be what I am looking for. Thanks!

Does Spring in Action have a section on Spring Security OAuth? Is there another recommendation for securing a RESTful API service?
 
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SiA4 does not cover Spring Security for OAuth. It was my intent to include such coverage, but Spring Security for OAuth was undergoing some changes configuration-wise while I was writing the book and the book was getting *WAY* too big, so we decided to leave it out. I'll think about where you can find a good S2OAuth example and reply again here later.

Daniel Trebbien wrote:Oh wow! That seems to be what I am looking for. Thanks!

Does Spring in Action have a section on Spring Security OAuth? Is there another recommendation for securing a RESTful API service?

 
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Thanks Craig.
I look forward your S2OAuth example.
Bruce
 
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Take a look at https://github.com/habuma/SpringREST. Specifically, the trips-secured example which shows how to secure a Spring MVC-based REST API with Spring Security for OAuth 2. Be sure to also take a look at the client_authorization.txt file, which gives you a few clues about how a client might use this API. (Note that there is no client code written here.)

Bruce Jin wrote:Thanks Craig.
I look forward your S2OAuth example.
Bruce

 
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Thanks Craig.
 
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