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ActiveMQ example source code file (JaasCertificateAuthenticationBroker.java)

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The ActiveMQ JaasCertificateAuthenticationBroker.java source code

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package org.apache.activemq.security;

import java.security.Principal;
import java.security.cert.X509Certificate;
import java.util.Iterator;

import javax.security.auth.Subject;
import javax.security.auth.callback.CallbackHandler;
import javax.security.auth.login.LoginContext;

import org.apache.activemq.broker.Broker;
import org.apache.activemq.broker.BrokerFilter;
import org.apache.activemq.broker.ConnectionContext;
import org.apache.activemq.command.ConnectionInfo;
import org.apache.activemq.jaas.JaasCertificateCallbackHandler;
import org.apache.activemq.jaas.UserPrincipal;

 * A JAAS Authentication Broker that uses SSL Certificates. This class will
 * provide the JAAS framework with a JaasCertificateCallbackHandler that will
 * grant JAAS access to incoming connections' SSL certificate chains. NOTE:
 * There is a chance that the incoming connection does not have a valid
 * certificate (has null).
 * @author sepandm@gmail.com (Sepand)
public class JaasCertificateAuthenticationBroker extends BrokerFilter {
    private final String jaasConfiguration;

     * Simple constructor. Leaves everything to superclass.
     * @param next The Broker that does the actual work for this Filter.
     * @param jassConfiguration The JAAS domain configuration name (refere to
     *                JAAS documentation).
    public JaasCertificateAuthenticationBroker(Broker next, String jaasConfiguration) {

        this.jaasConfiguration = jaasConfiguration;

     * Overridden to allow for authentication based on client certificates.
     * Connections being added will be authenticated based on their certificate
     * chain and the JAAS module specified through the JAAS framework. NOTE: The
     * security context's username will be set to the first UserPrincipal
     * created by the login module.
     * @param context The context for the incoming Connection.
     * @param info The ConnectionInfo Command representing the incoming
     *                connection.
    public void addConnection(ConnectionContext context, ConnectionInfo info) throws Exception {

        if (context.getSecurityContext() == null) {
            if (!(info.getTransportContext() instanceof X509Certificate[])) {
                throw new SecurityException("Unable to authenticate transport without SSL certificate.");

            // Set the TCCL since it seems JAAS needs it to find the login
            // module classes.
            ClassLoader original = Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader();
            try {
                // Do the login.
                try {
                    CallbackHandler callback = new JaasCertificateCallbackHandler((X509Certificate[])info.getTransportContext());
                    LoginContext lc = new LoginContext(jaasConfiguration, callback);
                    Subject subject = lc.getSubject();

                    String dnName = "";

                    for (Iterator iter = subject.getPrincipals().iterator(); iter.hasNext();) {
                        Principal nextPrincipal = (Principal)iter.next();
                        if (nextPrincipal instanceof UserPrincipal) {
                            dnName = ((UserPrincipal)nextPrincipal).getName();
                    SecurityContext s = new JaasCertificateSecurityContext(dnName, subject, (X509Certificate[])info.getTransportContext());
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    throw new SecurityException("User name or password is invalid: " + e.getMessage(), e);
            } finally {
        super.addConnection(context, info);

     * Overriding removeConnection to make sure the security context is cleaned.
    public void removeConnection(ConnectionContext context, ConnectionInfo info, Throwable error) throws Exception {
        super.removeConnection(context, info, error);


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