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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: FW: JAAS Realm with JDBC Authentication
Date Tue, 07 Jul 2009 12:51:15 GMT
Geofrey Rainey wrote:
> I am confused about integrating the JAAS Login Module with HTTP basic
> auth. I was under
> the impression that one had to handle this in a custom callback handler.
> However I'm now
> under the impression that the JAASRealm has a built-in callback hander
> that does this.
> Is this correct?

Yes. It also handles DIGEST, FORM and CLIENT-CERT. Where the integration
/ extension is required is to hook into your user database. The
JAASRealm only hooks into tomcat-users.xml.


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