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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Request Interceptors -- Need Some Help
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2001 19:14:21 GMT
Creighton Kirkendall wrote:

> I am working implementing a database driven access control interceptor.
> This is similar to JDBCRealm however it stores the information about
> security constrains in the database so they are dynamic.  I was wondering if
> I implement this, how can I have JDBCRealm work for some of my applications
> and my new Interceptor work for others.  It would be the same thing as using
> two different JDBCRealms pointing to two different databases for two
> different application on the same tomcat server. Any help would be
> appreciated.

For Tomcat 3.2 you are kind of stuck -- the authentication interceptor is global
to all of Tomcat.  This is not true in Tomcat 4.0, however -- you can install
your realm implementation at the web app, virtual host, or entire container

> Creighton Kirkendall

Craig McClanahan

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