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From "Geoff" <>
Subject Re: Custom authentication mechanism in Tomcat?
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2001 16:08:09 GMT
From: "Randy Layman" <>
> Well, the source for Tomcat is open and available, and there is
> already a class that authenticates against a database
> (org.apache.tomcat.request.JDBCRealm) that seems like it would probably be
> good basis for whatever you are trying to do that it doesn't.

Thanks for that - I'll investigate that now.  Is there any 'standard' way of
hooking in to the authentication mechanism?  The JDBCRealm approach looks
good but also looks to be Tomcat-specific.  Or is the standard 'hands-off'
in this area?



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