WildFly Elytron is a new WildFly sub-project which is completely replacing the combination of PicketBox and JAAS as the WildFly client and server security mechanism.
An "elytron" (ĕl´·ĭ·trŏn, plural "elytra") is the hard, protective casing over a wing of certain flying insects (e.g. beetles).
Building From Source
$ git clone email@example.com:wildfly-security/wildfly-elytron.git
Setup the JBoss Maven Repository
To use dependencies from JBoss.org, you need to add the JBoss Maven Repositories to your Maven settings.xml. For details see http://community.jboss.org/wiki/MavenGettingStarted-Users
Build with Maven
The command below builds the project and runs the embedded suite.
$ mvn clean install
Bugs and features are tracked within the Elytron Jira project at https://issues.jboss.org/browse/ELY
All new features and enhancements should be submitted to 1.x branch only.