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Spring Security 3 by Peter Mularien

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Session management and concurrency

A common configuration for Spring Security is detection of the same user logging into the secured application from different active sessions. This is known as concurrency control, and is part of a class of configurable functionality around session management. Although this functionality is not, strictly speaking, advanced configuration, it tends to be quite confusing for new users, and is best picked up once you have some familiarity with the overall operation of the Spring Security framework.

Session management in Spring Security can be configured in two different ways—session fixation protection and concurrency control. As some aspects of concurrency control build upon the framework established by session ...

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