[keycloak-dev] Removing JaxrsBearerTokenFilter

Marek Posolda mposolda at redhat.com
Wed Feb 20 13:45:18 EST 2019

Thanks for the confirm! Will wait few more days if someone has any 
reason against removing it. If not, will likely send PR early next week 
for removing it.


On 20/02/2019 15:32, Stian Thorgersen wrote:
> +1 To just removing it as long if there's no mention of it in the 
> docs/examples/quickstarts
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2019 at 14:44, Marek Posolda <mposolda at redhat.com 
> <mailto:mposolda at redhat.com>> wrote:
>     I wonder if we can remove JaxrsBearerTokenFilter?
>     Jut to add some context, the JaxrsBearerTokenFilter is the "adapter",
>     which we have in the codebase and which allows to "secure" the JaxRS
>     Application by adding the JaxrsFilter, which implements our OIDC
>     adapter. Bill added this thing in the early days of Keycloak. I
>     enhanced
>     it a bit few years ago as someone wanted to secure the JaxRS
>     application
>     on Fuse. But this was before we had the proper Fuse adapter.
>     This thing was never documented and we never had any
>     examples/quickstarts for it. We have just few automated tests (in the
>     old testsuite). IMO it is very obsolete now as you can probably
>     always
>     secure your application through some other oficially supported way
>     (HTTP
>     Servlet filter or any of our other built-in adapters).
>     Does anyone have any reason why we shouldn't remove this?
>     If not, I wonder if we can remove it directly without "deprecation
>     period"? Considering that this was never documented or announced, it
>     probably can't be treated as a Keycloak feature, but rather an
>     "implementation detail" or "prototype" and hence removing it directly
>     may be fine? In this case, we won't need to migrate the tests from
>     the
>     old testsuite (which is my main motivation for writing this email :)
>     Marek
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