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From Odie1001 <gavin.w...@htk.co.uk>
Subject Re: Removing Jacrabbit Login
Date Tue, 20 Oct 2009 13:13:54 GMT

Hi Alexander

THanks for the info. We are coding around this issue now.

Thanks for the quick responce.


Alexander Klimetschek wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 12:53, Odie1001 <gavin.wood@htk.co.uk> wrote:
>> I have setup a JCR repository in TOMCAT 6 and it is working fine. We are
>> using the default setup where to access a repository a username and
>> password
>> is required (but it can be anything).
>> We have a thirdparty app that is trying to retreive an xml doc stored in
>> this repository however there is no way for this app to pass a username
>> and
>> password prameter to the repository.
> Why? How is it accessing the JCR? Using the JCR API remotely? Or using
> webdav? All access methods that I know provide a way to pass the
> credentials. If you use a custom server interface, you can use "admin"
> credentials there (albeit I would not recommend that, rather always
> try to do end-user login the whole way).
>> Is there away to remove the login security for Jackrabbit so that
>> the app can retreive the xml file?
> As you said, it can be anything, I guess you use a Jackrabbit pre-1.5
> with SimpleLoginModule that only separates between "admin",
> "anonymous" and other users, allowing all passwords. This is already a
> reduced security. Otherwise there is no way to go around a login, as
> the JCR API requires a login to acquire a session.
> Regards,
> Alex
> -- 
> Alexander Klimetschek
> alexander.klimetschek@day.com

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