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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Managing security on multiple contexts - urgent !
Date Wed, 22 Nov 2000 07:22:16 GMT

"Lacerda, Wellington (AFIS)" wrote:

> I've a set of web applications /a, /b and /c and a set of users I want to
> have access to them, but using a single login. The user logs in via a form
> based login or something and have access to all the applications. Is it
> possible in Tomcat 3.2 ?

No.  You need to use Tomcat 4.0 to gain this kind of "single sign on" support.

> I wonder if I apply security restrictions to the default web.xml file I can
> have all my contexts sharing the same security schema ?

Nope.  In Tomcat 3.2, all authentication is performed on a per-webapp basis.

> Thanks,
> Wellington

Craig McClanahan

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