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From Bijesh Vijayan <bije...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: auth-constraint
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:21:45 GMT
> Probably a bug in the version of Tomcat 5.?.? that you were using.  See this bugzilla
entry:
5.26

Is there a way in tomcat 7 to mention the roles outside of web.xml.

Bijesh.

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Caldarale, Charles R
<Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com> wrote:
>> From: Bijesh Vijayan [mailto:bijeshv@gmail.com]
>> Subject: auth-constraint
>
>> I was having the following entry in my application web.xml in tomcat 5.
>
> You need to be precise when stating Tomcat versions; Tomcat 5.what.what?
>
>> <auth-constraint>
>>   <role-name>*</role-name>
>> </auth-constraint>
>
> Let's look at section 12.7 of the servlet spec:
>
> "The special role name "*" is a shorthand for all role names defined in the deployment
descriptor."
>
>> I was getting all the roles from the Database.
>
> Probably a bug in the version of Tomcat 5.?.? that you were using.  See this bugzilla
entry:
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15570
>
>> When I migrated to tomcat 7, I need to mention all the roles in
>> application web.xml.
>
> As the spec requires.
>
>  - Chuck
>
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