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From Gary Gwin <>
Subject Re: Multiple Virtual Hosts Single Sign On
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2003 21:51:49 GMT

You might take a look at our centralized security server, Cams. Cams 
provides SSO via Apache or Tomcat to subdomains as your show in your 
request. You can find out more at

Good luck and let us know if you have any questions,


Victor Soares wrote:

>I have dug through the tomcat-user archives and have seen this question come up several
times, but there was no concrete solution so I'll bring it up again.
>For an upcoming project, I am going to have 3 websites. ex:
>Each website will have some features that require a login. It would be logical to have
the same username and password for all 3 and even more logical for the user to only have to
authenticate once for all 3 and have his/her session data maintained and available to all
>Is there a single sign on solution that would provide that capability?
>This concept of single sign on should not be confused with Tomcat's SSO. Tomcat's SSO
only provides SSO for different contexts within one virtual host. This is more of a SSO solution
along the lines of the .net passport.
>Any help would be much appreciated.
>- Victor Soares
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Gary Gwin

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