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8.5.3. Using JBoss Login Modules

JBoss includes several bundled login modules suitable for most user management needs. JBoss can read user information from a relational database, an LDAP server or flat files. In addition to these core login modules, JBoss provides several other login modules that provide user information for very customized needs in JBoss. Before we explore the individual login modules, let's take a look at a few login module configuration options that are common to multiple modules.