tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Geofrey Rainey" <Geofrey.Rai...@tvnz.co.nz>
Subject RE: JNDI Authentication
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2009 13:03:54 GMT
Thank you :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Funk [mailto:funkman@apache.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, 5 August 2009 12:50 a.m.
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: JNDI Authentication

http://java.sun.com/products/jndi/tutorial/ldap/security/auth.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/realm-howto.html#JNDIRealm

authentication	

A string specifying the type of authentication to use. "none", "simple",

"strong" or a provider specific definition can be used. If no value is 
given the providers default is used.

By default - authentication is null so the code is not called.

-Tim

Geofrey Rainey wrote:
> Im sorry, I don't understand your response.
> 
> I'm writing a Login Module to auth against an active directory server
> and know the authentication type is specified by:
> 
> Context.SECURITY_AUTHENTICATION
> 
> (Which can be something like "simple", for clear text, or SASL, etc)
> 
> Presumably the JNDIRealm sets this variable and I'm wondering what it
> is. In the Tomcat source code, I can see the following
(JNDIRealm.java),
> but don't know what the "authentication" is defined as?
> 
> if (authentication != null)
>             env.put(Context.SECURITY_AUTHENTICATION, authentication);
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Funk [mailto:funkman@apache.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 4 August 2009 11:55 p.m.
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: JNDI Authentication
> 
> JNDIRealm is based on communicating to an LDAP server. (Which is one
way
> 
> AD can communicate)
> 
> -Tim
> 
> Geofrey Rainey wrote:
>> Does anyone know what type of authentication Tomcat uses by default
to
>> authenticate to an AD server using the JNDIRealm?
>>
>>  
>>
>> (I haven't specified any particular authentication type on either the
>> server (AD), or the client (Tomcat 6.0), it's working fine but I'm
>> wondering
>>
>> If it's using SASL).
>>  
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org
> 
> ==========================================================
> For more information on the Television New Zealand Group, visit us
> online at tvnz.co.nz 
> ==========================================================
> CAUTION:  This e-mail and any attachment(s) contain information that
> is intended to be read only by the named recipient(s).  This
information
> is not to be used or stored by any other person and/or organisation.
> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org
> 
> 
> 

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org

==========================================================
For more information on the Television New Zealand Group, visit us
online at tvnz.co.nz 
==========================================================
CAUTION:  This e-mail and any attachment(s) contain information that
is intended to be read only by the named recipient(s).  This information
is not to be used or stored by any other person and/or organisation.


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org


Mime
View raw message