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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Basic authentication without a secure connection
Date Sat, 02 May 2009 19:03:50 GMT
Tokajac wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> 
> I'm developing a Tomcat, Struts application.
> 
> I want to send credentials to the Authentication Dialog that's shown by
> application which is running on another server.
> With this idea, I'd connect 2 application: the Tomcat application should
> have a redirection link to the other application.
> 
> If I can modify the request header, I will add row "Authorization: Basic
> QWxhZGRpbjpvcGVuIHNlc2FtZQ=="
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_access_authentication
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_access_authentication 
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt 
> 
> 
> How can I implement this?
> 
Now let us get this straight.  You would like your Tomcat server to 
provide access to its own clients, without authentication, to a back-end 
service which requires authentication.  Now why would you want to do that ?
And if that is not what you want to do, what do you want to do ?



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