New Capabilities, Fixes for Critical Security Vulnerabilities Included January 7, 2010,
Volume 143, Issue 1
Download available as a standalone product or as part of the Java Enterprise System, GlassFish Portfolio, Sun Java System Composite Application Platform Suite
Released in Dec., Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 7 is a full multi-language product installation. It comes with performance and stability improvements, plus support for Kerberos via Simple Protected GSS-API Negotiation (SPNEGO) authentication and more. The Sun Java System Web Server delivers a single, secure infrastructure for all web technologies and applications.
New in Update 7
Kerberos/SPNEGO Support: This release introduces a new ACL authentication method called gssapi. The gssapi authentication method works with a Kerberos user repository. This release also introduces a suitable auth-db of type kerberos for use with the gssapi authentication method.
Windows 2008 SP2 32 bit (x86) Enterprise Edition Support
Bundled with JDK 6, Update 7 comes with an improvement in the performance in admin server.
The Sun Java System Web Server can be downloaded as a standalone product or as part of the Java Enterprise System, GlassFish Portfolio, or Sun Java System Composite Application Platform Suite.
General highlights of the Sun Java System Web Server 7.0:
64-bit support for Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86, and Linux operating systems
Redesigned administration framework featuring: cluster management, easy access to frequently used tasks, assistant wizards, full featured and scriptable Command Line Interface (CLI), simplified management of SSL certificates, and fully localized browser-based Graphical Interface
Regular expression support allowing for advanced URL rewriting and mass hosting
Conditional request processing
Advanced filters for request pre- and post-processing
Java session recovery within a cluster
Advanced WebDAV and WebDAV ACL content publishing support