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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat authenticate with BASIC Auth (Pre: Active directory)
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2006 12:28:07 GMT
Johannes wrote:
> I had to try it and...
> It did not work as you already knew.
> Is there any other possibility besides writing my own Valve (that no one so far has said
don't work. But I have no clue how that is done.)

A valve or a servlet filter is probably your best best. You'll be
better off with a valve if you want to get at any Tomcat internals but
a filter will be portable between containers.

I haven't tried to run it but Tim's earlier post looked to contain all
the code you need to get you started.


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