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From Nir Tayeb <nir.ta...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat Administration problem
Date Mon, 02 May 2005 18:04:38 GMT
It works :-D
but after every edit I restarted the server, it is very strange :-S

Thank you very much :-)

On 5/2/05, David Smith <dns4@cornell.edu> wrote:
> In addition to the advice below, did you restart Tomcat after updating
> tomcat-users.xml?  Last I knew this file wasn't reparsed after startup.
> Could be wrong on that though.
> 
> If you want the authentication to be updateable while tomcat is running,
> use a database realm.  Docs should be available in server.xml.
> 
> --David
> 
> Anto Paul wrote:
> 
> >On 5/2/05, Nir Tayeb <nir.tayeb@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I will try to explain,
> >>
> >>When I enter the default web app
> >>($CATALINA_HOME/webapps/ROOT/index.jsp) by typing 127.0.0.1:8080 in
> >>the address-bar.
> >>
> >>In the side bar I choose "Tomcat manager" under "Administration" and I
> >>am prompted for a username and a password.
> >>
> >>Trying to login with "manager" or "admin" roles failes.
> >>
> >>What can I do?
> >>
> >>On 5/1/05, Caldarale, Charles R <Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>>From: Nir Tayeb [mailto:nir.tayeb@gmail.com]
> >>>>Subject: Re: Tomcat Administration problem
> >>>>
> >>>>I have created a user with a role of "manager", and I login with his.
> >>>>but yet, the server prompt me for a username and password.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>The "manager" role is for the manager app; you must have an "admin" role
> >>>to use the admin app.
> >>>
> >>> - Chuck
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> >
> >You should have a similar entry to the following in conf\tomcat-users.xml.
> ><user username="manager" password="" roles="manager"/>
> >This declares the user manager has access to manager application
> >without any password.
> >
> >    For above configuration to work you need to configure Tomcat to
> >use the tomcat-users.xml to read user authentication information.
> >Tomcat is shipped configured to use this setup. If somebody has
> >changed it to use database or any other authentication realm you will
> >have to add the manager username,password and role in that realm.
> >    You can check which configuration Tomcat is using by looking for
> >the <Realm/> element in server.xml. Mine is
> >
> ><Realm className="org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm"
> >                 debug="0" resourceName="UserDatabase"/>
> >
> >This uses the UserDatabaseRealm which reads the file conf\tomcat-users.xml
> >
> >Hope this helps
> >
> >
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