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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat Realm
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 10:39:16 GMT
On 20/01/2010 01:38, Aihong Yin wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using tomcat5.5. my question is: is it possible to implement a realm
> to identify valid users of a web application: the username and password
> get from LDAP directory server central, and the role of the user get
> from local file such as tomcat-user.xml instead.

Yes, it is possible to implement a custom Realm to do this. Custom
Realms can do pretty much anything you want. Tomcat does not support
this out of the box.


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