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From "bartd" <b...@krombekehoek.be>
Subject Re: Tomcat & Apache webserver authentication
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 12:04:44 GMT
Thanks Rainer for your quick answer. Does "sharing the same database" means
that if you are authenticated for 1 application, you're automatically
authenticated for the other application?


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>From      : "Rainer Jung" rainer.jung@kippdata.de
To          : "Tomcat Users List" users@tomcat.apache.org
CC          : 
Date      : Wed, 14 May 2008 13:29:48 +0200
Subject : Re: Tomcat & Apache webserver authentication

> 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.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Rainer
> 
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