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From Johann Uhrmann <>
Subject Re: Using external login pages for web applications
Date Fri, 11 Oct 2002 14:01:37 GMT
On Fri, 2002-10-11 at 14:58, Padhu Vinirs wrote:
> Correct me if I understood this wrong:
> Login Form html ( external web site )  --->    Servlet/JSP  ( Your web 
> site )

Right, that's the configuration I want to use.

> If you setup https access in your web site, then the external form can 
> securely send the login info to your servlet, which can authenticate the 
> user, set a session attribute, which every secure page can check before 
> allowing user to continue. Else redirect to the login form again.

Is it possible to use a JDBCRealm and configure the required roles in
web.xml or do I have to re-implement the code for user verification,

-- Hans

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