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From David Smith <>
Subject Re: request.getRemoteUser() returning null
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2007 13:51:55 GMT
You'll need to add an attribute to the ajp13 connector in server.xml:


By default, tomcat ignores the REMOTE_USER header provided by the IIS or
Apache HTTPd front-end.  This allows that header through.


Uwe_77 wrote:

>I configured IIS 6.0 (Windows 2003) to redirect jsp's to Tomcat (5.5.20) via
>JK2 ajp13 (isapi_redirector2.dll). Anonymous login in IIS ist turned off,
>Windows Authentication is turned on. Now I need to get the username. When I
>us request.getRemoteUser(), that is only returning null. In I
>added tomcatAuthentication="false" (also I tried
>request.tomcatAuthentication="false"), but that is also not working.
>Any ideas? Thanks!

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