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From "Patrick Willart" <patr...@aptitudexchange.com>
Subject RE: invalid direct reference..--problem with solution..
Date Thu, 20 Nov 2003 16:48:19 GMT
Hi Claus,

According to the official servlet specification one cannot directly link to
the login form. The user must always be redirected (because he entered a
protected URL) to the login form for it to work. This behavior prohibits one
to have a log in form an every page. It's like this in the servlet spec and
there is no way around.

However, there is an open source project called SecurityFilter, that
provides a different authentication mechanism. I can't use it because it
doesn't support single sign-on (they are still working on that), but may be
it's good for you. have a look at http://securityfilter.sourceforge.net/ for
the details.

grts,

Patrick

-----Original Message-----
From: Claus Weng Madsen - TELMORE [mailto:cwm@telmore.dk]
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 2:02 AM
To: patrick@aptitudexchange.com
Subject: RE: invalid direct reference..--problem with solution..


Hi Patrick

Did you ever find a solution to your problem?
I have the same problem as you mentioned previous. So if you have found
a solution please write back to me :-)

Med venlig hilsen

Claus Weng Madsen, Teamleder
TELMORE A/S
Carl Gustavsgade 3, 2630 Taastrup
Telefon 70218700, Mobil 30242875
www.telmore.dk


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