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Author Archives: Rafal Borowiec

Software developer, Team Leader, Agile practitioner, occasional blogger, lecturer. Open Source enthusiast, quality oriented and open-minded.

Spring Boot and Security Events with Actuator

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Spring Boot Actuator provides auditing capabilities for publishing and listening to security related events in a Spring Boot application with Spring Security enabled. The default events are authentication success, authentication failure and access denied, but they can be extended with custom events. Make sure you have Spring Boot Security and Actuator enabled in your project <dependency> <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId> <artifactId>spring-boot-starter-security</artifactId> </dependency> <dependency> ...

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Spring Boot – Configure Log Level in runtime using actuator endpoint

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As of Spring Boot 1.5 a new loggers actuator endpoint allows viewing and changing application logging levels in runtime. Add spring-boot-actuator to your project <dependency> <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId> <artifactId>spring-boot-starter-actuator</artifactId> </dependency> Disable security for loggers or for all endpoints Set either management.security.enabled to false or endpoints.loggers.sensitive to false to disable security. Note that the latter changes only loggers endpoint. Get all loggers details ...

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Spring Boot and Thymeleaf: Reload templates and static resources without restarting the application

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Thymeleaf was designed around the concept of Natural Templates that allows static prototyping: template logic doesn’t affect the template from being used as prototype. Although this is a great technique, you may also want to see the results in a running Spring Boot application and without restarting the server each time you change Thymeleaf view. In addition, you may expect ...

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Injecting authenticated user into Spring MVC @Controllers

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Injecting injecting authenticated user into Spring MVC handler method can be done with @AuthenticationPrincipal annotation and AuthenticationPrincipalArgumentResolver that is an implementation of Spring MVS MethodArgumentResolver. AuthenticationPrincipalArgumentResolver is registered by default with web security configuration (e.g. when you enable security with @EnableWebSecurity). 1. Custom UserDetails Let’s assume we have our custom UserDetails implementation: import org.springframework.security.core.GrantedAuthority; import pl.codeleak.surveyapp.entities.Member; import java.util.Collection; public class ...

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Thymeleaf 3 – Get Started Quickly with Thymeleaf 3 and Spring MVC

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Thymeleaf 3 release arrived. The new version brings plenty of new features like HTML5 support as well as Text templates support with no markup – [# th:utext="${thymeleaf.version}" /] , improved inline capabilities – <p>Thymeleaf [[${thymeleaf.version}]] is great!</p>, performence improvements and much more. The easiest way the get starter with Thymeleaf 3 and Spring MVC is by using Spring MVC 4 ...

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Spring MVC: Trgger manual validation of a form object

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Sometimes it may be needed to use manual validation in Spring MVC @Controller. This is very simple with Spring’s org.springframework.validation.ValidationUtils class. Learn how to invoke a validator in two different scenarios.             Scenario 1 – invoke validation In this scenario, I have a user form with username field. Username field is validated with custom validator ...

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Skip SSL certificate verification in Spring Rest Template

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How to skip SSL certificate verification while using Spring Rest Template? Configure Rest Template so it uses Http Client to create requests. Note: If you are familiar with sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target the below should help you. Http Client Firstly, import HttpClient (>4.4), to your project compile('org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient:4.5.1') Configure RestTemplate Configure SSLContext using Http Client’s ...

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HOW-TO: Register components using @Conditional and Condition in Spring

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@Profile annotation in Spring can be used on any Spring components (e.g. @Component, @Service, @Configuration etc.) that are candidates for auto-detection. @Profile annotation accepts a single profile or a set of profiles that must be active in order to make the annotated component eligible for auto-detection. For a given @Profile({"p1", "!p2"}), registration will occur if profile p1 is active or ...

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