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From Vibhor Kumar Agarwal <vibhor_agarwa...@rediffmail.com>
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.

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