Announce: release of jax-rs-pac4j 1.0.0

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Announce: release of jax-rs-pac4j 1.0.0

Victor Noel

The pac4j team ( is happy to announce the release of the first version of jax-rs-pac4j (Apache 2.0).

Pac4j is a Java security engine to protect web applications, it is integrated with many frameworks and now with JAX-RS runtimes. It supports most authentication mechanisms, such as OAuth (Facebook, Twitter, Google...), SAML, CAS, LDAP, SQL, JWT, MongoDB, and others.

jax-rs-pac4j provides ways to protect your resources using annotations or global filters to protect your application. It has been tested with Jersey and Resteasy, both with servlet and non-servlet containers.

It also supports injection at resources method level of the authenticated profile in Jersey.

You can find more details at
The maven artefacts are released on Maven central.

Note also that for users of dropwizard, we released an integration of pac4j that relies on jax-rs-pac4j and add configuration support (see

We hope the community we use it, we are very open to contributions and issue reports to improve it (it is still young but used in some real projects :).