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From shanmugampl <>
Subject Re: Need Help in Session Management !!!
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2004 07:24:47 GMT
I think you can get the user name by getting the Principal object from 
request and then getting the name from it like

String userName = request.getUserPrincipal().getName();


amit varshney wrote:

>I want to use  tomcat user authentication in my application. for that i am using JDBCRealm.I
have set the security constraint in the web.xml. So when  a request for the restricted page
comes a login page comes.
> But the problem is that it is submitting to the j_security_check and the textboxes are
named j_username and j_password respectivley.I want session mangemant in my application. For
that I need the login name of the person on my each page. How can I pass the username from
login page to my page. is it possible to maintain session using tomcat user authentication
or should i go for my own authentication and session management.
>Plz help me 
>Thanks in advance 
>Amit Varshney
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