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From "Isen,Ciji" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat and Apache Axis Security
Date Mon, 09 Aug 2004 20:59:52 GMT
Have you tried access it from the Principal.

GenericPrincipal p = (GenericPrincipal)request.getUserPrincipal();

String uid = p.getName();
String passwd = p.getPassword();

Srofe, Douglas (c) wrote:

>We use single sign for our Tomcat applications.  We have another Tomcat that
>hosts various web services.  I would like to be able to send the logged on
>users name and password as credentials to the web service and have Tomcat
>authenticate it.  I have tested this part with a hardcoded user name and
>password and this works fine.  But I need to send the username and password
>used when the user logged on.  How do I get access to the password that was
>used when the user logged on so I can send it as part of the credentials to
>the web service?  Am I going to have to write custom authenticators and
>realms in order to do this?
>Thanks for any response.

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