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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Windows Authentication: Issue 49318 vs 47679
Date Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:09:33 GMT
On 29/03/2011 15:20, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 28/03/2011 22:31, Stefan Mayr wrote:
>> Native SPNEGO in Tomcat sounds great. Waiting a little while depends on
>> your scale of "little". Is there already some development we can follow?
>> Will this use Java GSS? I never figured out how to configure this with
>> Tomcat.
> "little" hopefully means the next week or so in a 7.0.12 release. I have
> a handful of things I need/want to get into 7.0.12 and SPNEGO is one of
> them.
> Having spent more time than I want to think about and having lost count
> of the number of times I re-installed Windows 2k8 server to test this, I
> finally got this working a few minutes ago. The current code is *very*
> rough and ready and it only does authentication, not authorisation so I
> still have some work to do.
> The solution is based on ideas from Spring Security's Kerberos extension
> and the most recent patches attached to bug 48685.
> I'll be committing an initial implementation once I have cleaned up the
> code a bit and then I'll build on that to add authorisation, more
> configuration etc.

The first part just got committed [1]. More to follow over the next day
or so.



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