Luke Tayler, thank you very much for continuing to help. I actually did as you suggested, i.e. I first passed the 'petclinic' tutorial successfully:
Originally Posted by Luke Taylor
and then tried to bring it to GAE. There is only a few things there to do to get Spring Security enable on a working SpringMVC application:
1. adding dependencies: I imported all of needed jar files,
2. adding "applicationContext-security.xml" with code:
3. updating the web.xml file:
<intercept-url pattern="/" access="permitAll"/>
<intercept-url pattern="/static/**" filters="none" />
<intercept-url pattern="/**" access="isAuthenticated()" />
After doing all of these, checking many times the config. files and their dependencies again failed. In fact I did whatever came to my mind before asking help.
Could you please kindly publish your project as a whole, so that I import into Eclipse and play with it please?