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From Pid <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: Configuring Embedded Tomcat
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2011 22:43:14 GMT
On 1/7/11 9:07 PM, Christopher Gross wrote:
> OK, so I'd need to add a Realm for the UserDatabaseRealm in either of the
> spots you listed.  I'll probably use the file, so that I can adjust it if
> need be.
> 
> Where do I put the tomcat-users.xml file, so that the Realm has
> users/passwords?  Is there a way for me to tell the Embedded object where it
> is, or will it look in a certain spot by default?

The file location is specified in a property of the Realm, no?


p

> Thanks!
> 
> -- Chris
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Pid <pid@pidster.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 1/7/11 6:59 PM, Christopher Gross wrote:
>>> I've been looking around, but I can't seem to find somewhere that shows
>> how
>>> you can configure Tomcat when you embed it into an application.
>>>
>>> My code is like this:
>>>
>>> public void start() throws Exception {
>>>    String hostname = System.getProperty("hostname");
>>>    int port = Integer.parseInt(System.getProperty("port"));
>>>    String path = System.getProperty("path");
>>>    Embedded embedded = new Embedded();
>>>    Engine engine = embedded.createEngine();
>>>    engine.setName("Monitor");
>>>    engine.setHostname(hostname);
>>>    Host host = embedded.createHost(hostname, path);
>>>    engine.addChild(host);
>>>    Context sp = embedded.createContext("/Monitor", path +
>>> "/webapps/monitor");
>>>    host.addChild(sp);
>>>    embedded.addEngine(engine);
>>>    InetAddress addr = null;
>>>    Connector connector = embedded.createConnector(addr, port, false);
>>>    embedded.addConnector(connector);
>>>    embedded.setName("WebServerThread");
>>>    embedded.start();
>>> }
>>>
>>> It works fine as it is now, but I'd like to use Tomcat to authenticate
>>> users.  I'll make a separate app for basic users to use to just view a
>> page,
>>> but give admins access to a more advanced page (the pages that I have
>> now).
>>>  Should I be using a different module?  Is there a spot where the
>> embedded
>>> Tomcat will look by default?
>>
>> Container managed authentication & authorization is dependent on config
>> in web.xml, part of the application.
>>
>> Tomcat needs a Realm against which users are configured.  Add a Realm to
>> the webapp/META-INF/context.xml or as a child of the Host.
>>
>>
>> p
>>
>>> Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> -- Chris
>>>
>>
>>
> 


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