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Subject Re: Modifying value or format of HTTPServletRequest.getRemoteUser()
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:03:15 GMT
On 20/01/2010 01:33, Christopher Nebergall wrote:
> I have a Jaas plugin where I'm using basic auth.   It authenticates the user
> successfully, and in the jaas plugin I make it so
> request.getUserPrincipal().getName() it returns the format of the username I
> want shown to the app.  But HttpServletRequest.getRemoteUser always returns
> the value of the username in the HTTP AUTHORIZATION header.  How do I modify
> what getRemoteUser returns to always match the
> request.getUserPrincipal().getName()?
> Thanks,
> Christopher

Use a servlet Filter and wrap the request in an 
HttpServletRequestWrapper.  Override the appropriate method.


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