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Spring Security Form-Based Authentication

Form-Based authentication is a way in which user's authentication is done by login form. This form is built-in and provided by spring security framework.

The HttpSecurity class provide a method formLogin() which is responsible to render login form and validate user credentials.

In this tutorial, we will create an example that implements form-based authentication. Lets start the example.

Create a Maven Project

First create a maven project by providing project details.


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This project initially looks like this:


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Spring Security Configuration

Configure spring security in the application by using the following Java files. Create a package com.javatpoint and put all the files into it.

// AppConfig.java

// MvcWebApplicationInitializer.java

// SecurityWebApplicationInitializer.java

// WebSecuiryConfig.java

Controller

Create a controller HomeController and put inside the com.javatpoint.controller package. It contains the following code.

// HomeController.java

Views

This project contains the following two view (JSP pages). Put these into WEB-INF/views folder.

// index.jsp

// admin.jsp

Project Dependencies

// pom.xml

Project Structure

After adding all these files the project structure looks like this:


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Run Server

Run the application over the server and see it produces the following output to the browser.

Output:


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Click on link, a login form is rendered that will use for form-based authentication.


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After validating credentials it authenticate the user and render to the admin page.


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