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From Adam Hardy <>
Subject cannot configure SSL for form-based authentication
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2003 12:42:48 GMT
I have tried putting the following in
$CATALINA_HOME/server/webapps/manager/WEB-INF/web.xml but the SSL config 
is ignored:

       <web-resource-name>SSL 4 Login</web-resource-name>
       <description>SSL required</description>


I have the login & error pages in $CATALINA_HOME/server/webapps/manager/

Basically it always stays in non-SSL protocol.

I posted this in bugzilla, being confident that tomcat was not doing 
what it was supposed to, but apparently it is. I got the following 
solution via bugzilla, but I don't understand it! How is this telling me 
I should configure SSL for the manager login?


On 10/13/2003 02:19 PM wrote:
> cannot configure SSL for form-based authentication >
> ------- Additional Comments From  2003-10-13 12:19 -------
> FORM can be implemented as an internal redirection, like welcome files. As a
> result, it is not subject to constraints. Please do not reopen the report.

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