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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Filter out certain user accounts
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2003 00:35:37 GMT
You should be able to cast ServletRequest  to HttpServletRequest.

Then you'll have access to getUserPrincipal()


Dan Tran wrote:
> Hello, I would like the build filter to check for a site maintainant flag set in application
context and disallow certain user to passthruand route them to another page.
> The problem here, the interface doFilter's ServletRequest does not have access to getUserPrincipal,
so I have no way to find out the actual user.
> Any work around?

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