security call back handlers spring

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how SimplePasswordValidationCallbackHandler dfferent from other implementatons like
SpringCertificateValidationCallbackHandler

SpringDigestPasswordValidationCallbackHandler


what is meaning of call back handler

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They are different classes for doing validation, based on the method you want to validate with (password, certificate, etc).

SimplePasswordValidationCallbackHandler  - validates passwords against an in-memory Properties object
SpringCertificateValidationCallbackHandler - validates a certificate using an Spring Security AuthenticationManager
SpringDigestPasswordValidationCallbackHandler - validates a password digest using an Spring Security UserDetailsService

what is meaning of call back handler

It is a class that is used to retrieve certificates, private keys, validate user credentials, etc. Spring offers handlers for most common security concerns, e.g. authenticating against a Spring Security authentication manage, etc.

For more information have a look at spring security.
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