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From Wes Wannemacher <w...@wantii.com>
Subject Re: Getting the authenticated user from Spring Security for use in an Action
Date Tue, 16 Mar 2010 21:54:04 GMT
I use -

SecurityContextHolder.getContext().getAuthentication()

I assume that if the object returned is null, then the user isn't logged in.

I am using spring-security 2.0.4.

-Wes

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Lance Hill <lance@baldhead.com> wrote:
> I have Spring Security set up to use CasAutheticationProvider to provide a
> UserDetails object.
>
> I did find an example that uses the SecurityContext to obtain an
> Authentication object and grab the UserDetails from there. I am not sure how
> to get access to the populated SecurityContext since
> SecurityContextHolder.getContext() is returning an empty SecurityContext and
> I am not sure if that is the best way to access the user.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wes Wannemacher [mailto:wesw@wantii.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 5:16 PM
> To: Struts Users Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Getting the authenticated user from Spring Security for use in
> an Action
>
> What mechanism are you using to handle authentication/authorization?
>
> -Wes
>
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Lance Hill <lance@baldhead.com> wrote:
>> I need to access information about the currently logged in user. I don't
>> think putting the user into the session during login is how it is supposed
>> to be done, but I have not found examples of how to get access to the
>> current user from Spring/Spring Security. Can someone please provide a
> link
>> or brief example of the best practice?
>>
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>>
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