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From "Ignacio J. Ortega" <>
Subject RE: Jk connector and security roles (was: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 16253 ] - Security roles in web.xml do not work with IIS)
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2003 15:38:22 GMT
Ari, ( many time without posting, readed most of everyone every day, but
paycheck commanded me :()

> 	Btw, I guess that it is impossible to use roles
> 	when one has apache as front end also.

Yes, AFAIK this is the case for Apache too.. and in addition i dont
think there is nothing like roles if one uses native apache auth, there
is a mod_ntlm, maybe we can do mod_jk2 mod_ntlm aware, and in case do
the same trick.. not sure.. any one?

> 	So, maybe the right approach would be to add role information
> 	into CoyotePrincipal and just check against that in my 
> Jk2Realm ?

I cant recall the initial implementation for the Java part i thougth,
and i'm little out of the REAL code, but i think the CoyotePrincipal
approach will go..  

Ignacio J. Ortega 

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