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From Pid <>
Subject Re: Configuring Embedded Tomcat
Date Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:48:00 GMT
On 1/10/11 5:33 PM, Christopher Gross wrote:
> The Realm class is "read only" (according to the API).  There isn't a way
> for me to set the path to the tomcat-users.xml file (or anything else for
> that matter).
> I'm not seeing a function in the Engine/Embedded/Context object to have it
> load the tomcat-users.xml file either (though the context does let me add a
> security role, though it doesn't seem to really do anything at this point).
> I'm attempting to go through the actual Tomcat code to see if I can look at
> the code that it uses to get everything started up so that I can build from
> that.  I'm out of other ideas and things to try.
> -- Chris
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Pid <> wrote:
>> On 1/10/11 2:28 PM, Christopher Gross wrote:
>>> It is specified there -- but I don't have a server.xml file set up.
>>  Since
>>> I'm using the embedded version, I set up the tomcat on the fly and just
>> have
>>> the java code start it.
>> What's stopping you from programmatically creating the Realm and adding
>> it to the Host?

Can you not create a org.apache.catalina.realms.MemoryRealm and set the
path to the xml file?


>> p
>>> I looked at the server.xml file that comes with the standard tomcat
>>> installation, and I see the the UserDatabaseRealm portion.  Can I put
>> that
>>> into the web.xml file?  Or is there a way for me to enter that into the
>>> embedded module?
>>> I'm not sure on what to do here.  Right now it "works", but I'm trying to
>>> get it so that I can have 2 different users and have them see 2 different
>>> web apps.  I don't often do sys admin/configuration stuff, I'd rather be
>>> coding (but I'm waiting for other people to finish up their portions, so
>> I'm
>>> adding in other niceties that I can get done before I can move on to the
>>> next big part.)

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