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From Andrew Miehs <>
Subject Re: Basic Auth without modification to web.xml?
Date Sat, 23 Dec 2006 18:26:10 GMT
Hi Andreas,

Why not just pack an Apache Httpd out front, and use access rules?



On 23/12/2006, at 1:22 PM, Andreas Schildbach wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> Is it possible with Tomcat to "hide" an application behind a Basic
> Authentication (or something similar), without modifying the web
> application itself (also not modifying web.xml)?
> I am thinking about adding a Valve or something to the context.xml.  
> The
> content to be protected would just be the whole application, and there
> is only one user/role needed that has access. Is there something like
> this possible?

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