[jbossseam-issues] [JBoss JIRA] Created: (JBSEAM-2325) ejb3/seam-gwt-remoting/gwt security integration

darren hartford (JIRA) jira-events at lists.jboss.org
Fri Nov 30 11:17:46 EST 2007

ejb3/seam-gwt-remoting/gwt security integration

                 Key: JBSEAM-2325
                 URL: http://jira.jboss.com/jira/browse/JBSEAM-2325
             Project: JBoss Seam
          Issue Type: Task
          Components: Remoting, Security
    Affects Versions: 2.0.0.GA
         Environment: jboss 4.2.1
seam 2.0.0.GA
Any security-domain will work with name 'SpringPoweredRealm' with a user having 'security_role' role.
            Reporter: darren hartford
         Assigned To: Shane Bryzak
         Attachments: ejb3-gwt-security-sample.zip

Attached is a sample project showing a problem related to Seam-GWT-Remoting integration with a GWT app, and security integration challenge.

Error is detailed in forum link, top level server-side error is "[[/sample-ejb3-gwt-client]] Exception while dispatching incoming RPC call org.jboss.seam.security.NotLoggedInException "

Not sure what integration method would be the best approach for secured methods for Seam-GWT-Remoting on the server side to the GWT client side.

*Once logged into web application, use of secured method/services to succeed automatically with appropriate roles without additional login (role based security assumed with Seam @Restrict annotation).
*Once logged into web application, use of secured method/services to fail  for insufficient role authorization, with sufficient information to determine it was a security failure instead of a service failure.
*Anonymous web application login with a GWT widget requesting a secured Seam Remoting service/method would require either re-routing to web-app login page, or login to ONLY use the requested secured Seam service/method.   This could be managed with GWT code to meet this expectation.

thanks, learning as best as I can with available documentation. Permission given under LGPL license to use as an example in future documentation/examples.

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