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From rfhall <rfh...@uclink.berkeley.edu>
Subject RE: Authentication with JAAS / Form Autenthication/ "j_security_check"
Date Sat, 29 Nov 2003 01:00:11 GMT
Jose,

How about sending the user to an intermediate page after
logging in to select a company?

Robert

>===== Original Message From Jose Antonio Chirinos <jchirinosfranco@yahoo.com> 
=====
>Thanks for yours sugestions, the reason for which i need to do that is 
because i have to do an authentication module that are able to authenticate a 
user depending on a company. That is because a user can be in 2 or more 
companys and the data of the companys is diferent.
>Thanks in Advanced.
>
>Adam Hardy <ahardy.struts@cyberspaceroad.com> wrote:
>Yes, but if they happen to have javascript disabled, they will get very
>confused!
>
>On 11/28/2003 11:23 AM Andoni wrote:
>> You don't have to instruct the user to do this. Just have login form as a
>> hidden form and fill (and submit) it using JavaScript. You can get the
>> values from a login form you call whatever you like and then append 
whatever
>> you like to the end of each of the username and password.
>>
>> This does sound rather odd though and you should really be looking at the
>> bigger picture of your architecture to see why you have this problem in the
>> first place as it sounds like you are trying to hack a solution to me!!
>> Sorry if your not!
>>
>> Andoni.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Adam Hardy"
>> To: "Tomcat Users List"
>> Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2003 10:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: Authentication with JAAS / Form Autenthication/
>> "j_security_check"
>>
>>
>>
>>>On 11/27/2003 06:41 PM Jose Antonio Chirinos wrote:
>>>
>>>Hi, i have a web application that use web authentication through
>>>"j_security_check" servlet; i need to add an extra parameter diferent
>>>of "j_password" and "j_username"; i guess that i have to put the
>>>extra parameter in the login form and in the definition of the realm;
>>>but where i have to include the code for the comparation of the new
>>>parameter.Thanks in Advanced.Jose Antonio Chirinos.
>>>
>>>Jose,
>>>tomcat (and all servlet spec compliant app servers) won't process any
>>>further parameters other than the two you mention. When you code your
>>>realm, you code a LoginModule or equivalent which is passed these 2
>>>parameters.
>>>
>>>This means the only option you have is to instruct the user to place the
>>>extra parameter on the end of the username, perhaps after an appropriate
>>>seperator character, so that you can then split your extra parameter
>>>from the user name in your realm code.
>>>
>>>
>>>HTH
>>>Adam
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