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From Jason Arndt <jarndt...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: add POST parameters to the FormAuthentication security check URL request
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2003 22:06:41 GMT
It worked just fine.  Thanks!

--- Vincent Massol <vmassol@octo.com> wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> 
> I've just added support for your use case in cactus
> 1.5 (in CVS).
> 
> Here's how to use it:
> 
> public void beginXXX(WebRequest request)
> {
>     FormAuthentication auth = new
> FormAuthentication(username, pwd);
>    
>
auth.getSecurityRequest().addParameter("ias_request_appname",
> whatever);
>    
>
auth.getSecurityRequest().addParameter("ias_request_real_appname",
> whatever);
>     request.setAuthentication(auth);
> [...]
> 
> Please note that I haven't tested it! (unfortunately
> we don't have any
> test yet for Form-Based authentication). Could you
> verify it works for
> you?
> 
> Thanks
> -Vincent
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jason Arndt [mailto:jarndt196@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: 08 March 2003 01:51
> > To: cactus-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: add POST parameters to the
> FormAuthentication security check
> URL
> > request
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I was wondering if anyone knows how to get the
> > FormAuthentication class to use additional
> parameters
> > during it's call to the security check URL in the
> > authenticate(WebRequest) method?
> > 
> > I am using the iPlanet 6.5 application server and
> it
> > adds a few requirements to the standard form-based
> > authentication call.  What I mean is that the
> security
> > check URL must be
> "/NASApp/System/FormAuthServlet",
> > which I can set.  However, in addition to the
> standard
> > "j_username" and "j_password" parameters, it
> requires
> > 2 additional parameters, "ias_request_appname" and
> > "ias_request_real_appname", or it throws a
> > ServletException:
> > 
> > [07/Mar/2003 17:42:43:6] error: Exception:
> > SERVLET-execution_failed: Error in executing
> servlet
> > FormAuthServlet: javax.servlet.ServletException:
> > Authorization information not provided to
> > BasicAuthServlet
> > 
> > Anyway, I've gotten it to work by downloading the
> > latest cactus source from cvs and modifying the
> > FormAuthentication class' authenticate method to
> add
> > these parameters to the request, but this was just
> a
> > short term solution to test my theory and I need
> > another alternative.  Any help would be
> appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance!
> > 
> > -- Jason
> > 
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