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From Alain Baucant <a.bauc...@aubay.lu>
Subject Re: how to REDIRECT after HTTPS connection failure ?
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2004 08:26:23 GMT
Thanks for the answer.

Bill Barker wrote:

> "Alain Baucant" <a.baucant@aubay.lu> wrote in message
> news:4003EB7B.8080603@aubay.lu...
> 
>>Hello,
>>
>>my goal:
>>to use httpS with CLIENT and server authentication to connect to tomcat
>>and
>>be able to REDIRECT users who can't identify themselves (can't establish
>>the https connection) with their certificate.
>>
>>If, for any reason (for example: no client certificate) the ssl
>>connection can't be established, how can I redirect the user to another
>>page.
>>
> 
> 
> You can't really do this without hacking the Tomcat code.  I've been meaning
> to add a clientAuth="want" option to the Connector, but haven't gotten
> around to it yet.
> 
> 
>>I already tried, without succes under httpS, the <error-page>...
>>declaration in the web.xml
>>
>>The problem seems to be: tomcat doesn't see any error (nothing in the
>>server log file showing the user attempted to connect). And the server
>>doesn't reply to the browser.
>>
>>On a https connection failure : is there any exception tomcat could
>>catch ? Or any other way to redirect the user ?
>>
>>
>>Thanks for your help,
>>Alain Baucant.
> 
> 
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