This module is part of the Apache Sling project.
The Sling Authentication Service bundle provides the basic mechanisms to authenticate HTTP requests with a JCR repository. The algorithms for extracting authentication details from the requests is extensible by implementing an AuthenticationHandler interface.
This bundle should be installed into an OSGi framework together with the Apache Sling Framework. Beyond Apache Sling it has the following requirements (bundles to be installed in at least this version as well):