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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Tomcat and LDAP (handling password expiration)
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 15:11:37 GMT
sigzero wrote:
> The scenario is that Tomcat (6) is sitting on Windows and it talks to
> an LDAP server sitting on Linux (RHEL). What is the best way to handle
> the Tomcat LDAP account password expiring? I know that the password
> needs to change on the LDAP and the Tomcat server.xml file needs to be
> updated. I see no go way to automate that and the only workaround that
> I see is to have the Tomcat LDAP account password not expire.
That is indeed the solution we had to get several of our customers to agree to.
In general, that is a called a "service account" in sysadmin/netadmin parlance, and it 
generally means some paperwork..

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