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From Fredrik Westermarck <fredrik.westerma...@mdh.se>
Subject Re: JNDIRealm
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2002 15:06:36 GMT
John Holman wrote:
> 
> JNDIRealm works by retrieving the password from the directory server and
> comparing it explicitly with the value given by
> the user. Unfortunately AFAIK this mode of operation will not work with
> eDirectory.

Reading the Realm HOWTO again made me realize that... Why would anyone
want the Realm to get the password from the server instead of doing a
simple LDAP bind?

> There have been proposals (e.g. from me) to enhance JNDIRealm to allow it
> to authenticate the user by binding to the directory server, in the same
> way as auth_ldap. This should work with eDirectory, but isn't available yet.

Have the proposal been approved by the Tomcat developers, and are there
any people working on this issue?

-- 
Fredrik Westermarck

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