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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Tomcat & Apache webserver authentication
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 11:29:48 GMT
bartd schrieb:
> Hi,
> I connected Tomcat 5.5 and Apache Webserver together with mod_jk. My
> servlet calls are correctly transferred to Tomcat by Apache and if i
> address a servlet in a "secured" zone i'm prompted for a password
> (Form authentication in a Jdbcrealm in Tomcat). So far, so good. But i
> wonder if it is possible to configure Tomcat or Apache or both to
> share there realm, so the Tomcat authentication covers both Tomcat and
> Apache secured areas with 1 user/password database. Everything i found
> on the web covers the one case where the secured area is completely in
> a Tomcat webcontext.

You should be able share the user database with JDBCRealm (Tomcat) and 
mod_auth_dbd (Apache httpd 2.2) resp. with JNDIRealm and mod_authnz_ldap.

> Thanks in advance for any input!
> Bart.



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