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Incorrect configuration of Spring beans referenced in the Spring Security annotation

Reports unresolved Spring beans referenced in Spring Security annotations.


  • @WithUserDetails(value = "admin", userDetailsServiceBeanName = "unknownUserDetailsService") // "Cannot resolve 'unknownUserDetailsService' bean" will be reported if 'unknownUserDetailsService' is not defined in the Spring model
  • @WithUserDetails(value = "admin", userDetailsServiceBeanName = "jpaUserDetailsService") //"Bean must be of '' type" // will be reported if "jpaUserDetailsService" bean is not of 'UserDetailsService' type

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Spring | Spring Security


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Spring Security, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024