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From Lanto Randriamiharisoa <heriniaina.randriamihari...@capgemini.com>
Subject How to authenticate under Apache HTTP server and pass information to Tomcat ?
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 06:27:17 GMT

Hi all,

I have a little question about using mod_jk2 with Tomcat (4.1.30) and 
the Apache Http Server (2.0.29)
My Tomcat Webapp requires user authentication for retrievie some 
information (a servlet needs to know the user name logged on), this 
authentication must be done on the Apache HTTP Server. So to do this, 
I've added the following in the httpd.conf :

<Location /sitools>
    AllowOverride AuthConfig
    AuthType Basic
    AuthName "Your username"
    AuthUserFile "E:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/passwd/passwords"
    AuthGroupFile "E:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/passwd/groups"
    Require group students
</Location>

So since now, the authentication is served by Apache, and it's only 
after this process that my servlet is called

I've commented all directives about user authentication in the web.xml 
(such as <security-constraint> , <login-config> and <security-role>)
And, of course... :-/, I encountered some problems : my servlet is 
unable to retrieve the username.
How can I do to pass the authentication information collected by Apache 
Server to my servlet (or Tomcat) ?

Thanks a lot, 

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Lanto



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