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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 46950] SSL renegotiation does not occur when resource with CLIENT-CERT auth is requested
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2009 11:38:16 GMT

--- Comment #5 from Mark Thomas <>  2009-04-15 04:38:10 PST ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> What works for you?
The security constraint and login configuration I posted which requires SSL for
the entire context but only requires user authentication for a single JSP. If I
browse to any resource except the one that requires auth using http I get
switched to https as expected. If I then request the protected resource I get
prompted for my certificate.

> Did you even read what I said?
Yes I did. Quite carefully. Taking that attitude is not going to induce people
to help you.

> How can the browser know if a server trusts a certain certificate or not
> without even asking for it?
This is the way the SSL handshake works. The server provides a client with a
list of trusted certs. If the client doesn't have a user cert issued by one of
the trysted certs the client doesn't waste time prompting the user to select

> Let me explain the problem better.
> Most of my site runs without client cert checking, so I have
> SSLVerifyClient="none" on the connector.

That is new information. Your original bug report made no mention of using the
APR/native connector. I'd expect the behaviour to remain the same but I'll
re-test with the native and see.

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