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From "H. Hall" <hhall1...@reedyriver.com>
Subject Re: Question regarding FormAutenticator
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:50:29 GMT
Gregor Schneider wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I have quite a bit of a problem here.
>
> Status quo:
>
> We have some heavily framed static html, which now should be served by
> Tomcat (5.5) only via SSL.
> The whole content needs to be protected, so I've implemented a
> FormAuthenticator.
>
> However, the heavy framing *yuck* of this static html is giving me headaches:
>
> When the Tomcat-session times out, the loginForm shows up as expected, however:
>
> When the URl requested is something like
>
> <a href="/somehwre/in/my/directory/stuff.html" target="someframe">
>
> all the outer frames are lost and only the page
> "/somehwre/in/my/directory/stuff.html" is displayed.
>
> What I'd like to achieve is a redirect to "/" (index.html" after
> entering the credentials into the LoginForm.
>   
Assuming that your login form is a jsp, why don't you put something like 
this in it:

 if(isOKLogin ){
      RequestDispatcher rd = request.getRequestDispatcher("/index.html");
      rd.forward(request, response);
      return;
}
else etc. etc.

-cheers
HH
> My hope was that I could solve this with the error-page-directive and
> a 403-errorpage, however, there's no HTTP403-status.
>
> I know that a while ago we had a similar problem, subclassed
> "org.apache.catalina.authenticator.FormAuthenticator" and patched
> Tomcat, but this is something I'd like to avoid.
>
> So any ideas how a direct request to the root-context after every
> login could be achieved?
>
> TIA
>
> Gregor
>   


-- 
H. Hall
ReedyRiver Group LLC
http://www.reedyriver.com


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