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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Updating users
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2008 21:42:46 GMT
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Chuck,

Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Prastein, Rebeccah H
>> [mailto:Rebeccah.H.Prastein@questdiagnostics.com]
>> Subject: RE: Updating users
>>
>> There must be a way - Managing users is one of the things
>> that the admin webapp does.
> 
> The admin webapp had access to Tomcat's internal structures, but it has been dropped
due to bugginess and lack of developer interest.  Using its source code will not be portable,
not even to later versions of Tomcat, let alone across containers.
> 
> You could implement your own simple <Realm> that persists the updates and handles
the authentication calls, or you could try this:
> http://securityfilter.sourceforge.net/

As much as I like to plug sf, I don't think it's warranted in this case.
What the OP needs is to use a real user database instead of the
tomcat-users.xml.

- -chris
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