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From sigzero <sigz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat and LDAP (handling password expiration)
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 15:08:46 GMT
On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 10:05 AM, Konstantin Kolinko
<knst.kolinko@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/1/6 sigzero <sigzero@gmail.com>:
>> 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.
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>
>
> Change it proactively before it expires?
> In any way you would have to restart Tomcat (unless the component that
> uses the password can be restarted separately or can be managed
> through JMX).
>
> You may want to look here for options of moving the password outside the file:
> https://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/FAQ/Password
>

Was trying to avoid a manual situation.

Thanks for the resource!

Bob

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