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From "BaTien Duong" <>
Subject Re: help for a realm author
Date Sun, 02 Feb 2003 23:50:00 GMT
I am wondering if anybody has attempted to write and test a LdapLoginModule
(factored from JNDIRealm) to work with JAASRealm? Where can I find
configuration properties and example for JAASRealm in tomcat server.xml?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Dahbura" <>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 1:56 PM
Subject: help for a realm author

> Team:
> When tomcat is configured to support client side certificates for
> authentication-what method does it call in a realm package?
> For instance for form and uid/password authentication it calls the
> method
> public Principal authenticate(String username, String credentials)
> For a certificate based access model is there another method tomcat will
> call in the realm module?  I am trying to add certificate support to my
> realm module and do not see much info on this?
> I would assume that Tomcat would support calling into a realm module
> when client side certificates are enabled or is this handled differently
> and outside of  the domain of realm modules-please elaborate if so?
> I may start the document on how to build realm modules as it has been
> marked as a fixme for quite some time if the group thinks this would be
> helpful.
> Thanks for the assist on the above,
> Tony

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