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From Gabe Wong <>
Subject Re: Tomcat, IIS and Authentication
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2007 14:58:11 GMT
Just to follow your question, Are you asking if it is possible to create 
a custom Tomcat Realm,
where the user/password provided from the java application login page is 
checked against the windows user authentication system?

Preuss, Jacqueline - ENCOWAY wrote:
> Hi all!
> We have an application (hosted with Tomcat) which has to "communicate"
> with the .NET world, i.e. our web application is integrated in an
> Asp.Net application hosted by an IIS. So, to connect both we have an
> Asp.Net Connector on the one side and a Java Connector on the other
> side. If the user selects something on our application the JavaConnector
> is called which creates an URLConnection to a specific Asp.Net site. At
> the moment, the URLConnection is established with an empty username and
> password because we created a specific IIS user which is always the same
> for every request. Now, we want to use the integrated windows
> authentication, i.e. we want to know which user is currently asking.
> That's why we thought on NTLM authentication or something like that...
> But we didn't know how to get the credentials in the Java Connector to
> establish the connection with Asp.Net. What can we do? Is it generally
> possible to use the integrated windows authentication in Java with IIS
> and Tomcat? How? Can you give me some tips?
> Regards,
> Jacqueline.


Gabe Wong
Private JVM JAVA Hosting Automation

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