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From Marc Boorshtein <>
Subject Re: Still having problem retrieving user value from ISAPI Filter for authentication
Date Tue, 22 Jun 2010 19:59:47 GMT
> 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

Have you tried a wireshark packet capture?


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