11.3. Supported Authentication Schemes
Role-Based Access Control works with the standard authentication providers that are included with JBoss EAP 6.2. The standard authentication providers are:
client certificate, and
- Users are authenticated using a username and password combination which is verified against either the
mgmt-users.propertiesfile, or an LDAP server.
- Client Certificate
- Using the Trust Store.
- Local User
jboss-cli.shauthenticates automatically as Local User if the server that is running on the same machine. By default Local User is a member of the
Regardless of which provider is used, JBoss EAP is responsible for the assignment of roles to users. However when authenticating with the
mgmt-users.propertiesfile or an LDAP server, those systems can supply user group information. This information can also be used by JBoss EAP to assign roles to users.