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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Anonymous access with Tomcat Authentication configured.
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2007 16:25:12 GMT
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Semen,

Semen Vadishev wrote:
> Christopher, thanks for reply.
> 
> 2007/10/9, Christopher Schultz <chris@christopherschultz.net>:
> 
>> You cannot do this with Tomcat's authentication mechanism. You will
>> have to provide an alternative implementation. I recommend looking
>> st securityfilter ( http://securityfilter.sourceforge.net ).
> 
> Well, securityfilter doesn't satisfy some servlet's requirements

Like what?

> so as you said I will have to provide my own low level authentication
> mechanism.

You can use Tomcat's built-in Realm as a basis for the authentication --
so, for instance, you don't have to write your own SELECT query, etc.

Can I ask why you want your own servlets to do the authorization instead
of the container (or securityfilter)?

> It will be my first implementation, so any help will be appreciated.

First servlet implementation, or first authentication and authorization
implementation?

- -chris

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