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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Still having problem retrieving user value from ISAPI Filter for authentication
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2010 01:40:29 GMT
On 22.06.2010 21:59, Marc Boorshtein wrote:
>> Unless you are going to authenticate via one of Tomcat's authentication methods;
BASIC, FORM, etc, then getRemoteUser() is going to return null.
>> You'll need to add a security constraint, login-config and security-role to your
web.xml to test getRemoteUser(); in just Tomcat.
> This shouldn't be the case since she put tomcatAuthentication="false"
> tomcat should be taking the username from the JK_REMOTE_USER
> attribute.
> Have you tried a wireshark packet capture?

The log file of the ISAPI redirector she presented already contains a 
dump of the AJP packet the redirector is going to send out. The dump 
shows the correct user string contained in the packet.

I've got no idea what's wrong here.



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