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From Joe Flowers <flow...@social.chass.ncsu.edu>
Subject Re: tomcat.policy limitation?
Date Sun, 22 Jul 2001 02:11:13 GMT
> > I want to create a bunch of user/programmer subdirectories like
> >
> > "/usr/tomcat/jakarta-tomcat-3.2.2/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/classes/joe/"
> > "/usr/tomcat/jakarta-tomcat-3.2.2/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/classes/tom/"
> > "/usr/tomcat/jakarta-tomcat-3.2.2/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/classes/henry/"
> > etc.
> >
> > so that I can grant all servlets in these directories and subdirectories
> > read/write access to their own separate directory structure so they
> > won't be able to write over anyone elses files, including the "system"
> > files, of course.
> >
> 
> The above isn't possible with the Java SecurityManager.
> A permission is granted to a CodeBase, all classes in WEB-INF have the
> same CodeBase.
 
Thanks a lot Glenn!

In your above comment, did you mean that it "isn't possible with the
Java SecurityManager" with Tomcat 3.x or 4.x or both?

Thanks! This is the only point I think I need clarified.

Joe
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