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From Andrew Jaquith <>
Subject Re: JNDI resources available to auth realms?
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2005 16:18:29 GMT
> Thanks for your patches -- I've been using them!  In my JAAS

Glad to hear it!

> make in this area.  Also, it seems that JNDI *should* work from within
> the LoginModule since it's documented (by example) in the API docs:
> apache/catalina/realm/JAASRealm.html

I'll take responsibility for that, since I wrote that particular part  
of the documentation. It is a fictitious JAAS configuration entry; as  
you noted, it doesn't actually work. Hence, this e-mail thread.

> Speaking of the JAASRealm, I tried to get my LoginModule to load from
> my webapp's classpath, but with no success.  So, what does the
> "useContextClassLoader" do, exactly?

That property controls which classloader loads the LoginModule (and,  
presumably, all of the resources it depends on). Here's the Bugzilla  
entry on it:

> Thanks,
> Ian Flanigan

If I don't hear anything from other list members, I wlll probably file  
a bug report.


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