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From Vibhor Kumar Agarwal <>
Subject Re: Finding user name without authentication
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:44:19 GMT

> Addendum :
> In the above, I was assuming
> a) that the webserver you are talking about is Tomcat
> b) that you mean a configuration where Tomcat is accessed directly by the
> user browser (as 
>   opposed to a configuration where Tomcat is behind some other front-end
> system).
> In case (b), there are also methods to authenticate the user at the
> front-end level, and 
> pass this authentication to Tomcat inside each forwarded request.

Sorry folks for being late.
Could you please clarify the above options.

Tomcat is running on FreeBSD.
End user can use any browser & OS combination to access HTML pages hosted by
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