Posts by Jeroen Rubis-Ruijgers

Updating Spring Boot and Spring Security

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Jeroen Rubis-Ruijgers

Recently we updated one of our internal applications from Spring Boot 1.5 to 2.1, which includes an update of Spring Security. After the update the OAuth2 security started to fail in the backend, it stopped recognizing the authentication.

The project is an Angular 4 application. It uses angular2-oauth2 (1.3) in the frontend, and spring-boot-security and spring-security-oauth2 on the backend. The frontend is responsible for authentication with our Bitbucket account. This information is then sent to the backend via a 'bearer' authentication token. We have a separate class extending WebSecurityConfigurerAdapter, annotated with @EnableOAuth2Client, to set our security settings.

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