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From Jerry Malcolm <2ndgenfi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: request.login() not persistent
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 11:23:33 GMT
Ok, finally located the zip in my downloads folder.  I'm currently running
7.0.23.  But I'm still curious about how to find out the version if I
hadn't been able to locate the zip.  Is the version buried somewhere in the
install folder?

Jerry


On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 11:44 PM, Jerry Malcolm <2ndgenfilms@gmail.com>wrote:

> Chris,
>
> Good question on the version.  But I'm not sure how to tell.  Both servers
> are in a directory named Tomcat 7.0.  But I can't remember if that was the
> default or if I forced that name.  Where can I look in the install
> directory to find the version?  I do know that I installed both servers
> around  the first of December 2011.  I haven't updated since then.
>
> You mentioned there were some known problems with using
> getUserPrincipal().  It might be related.  However, I was only using
> getUserPrincipal() for debug purposes to show whether I was logged on or
> not.  The real symptom of the problem was after logging on successfully and
> redirecting to another page, the login form page pops up forcing a second
> login.  If it's all tied together, then fine.  But if the problem you
> referenced only had to do with results of getUserPrincipal and nothing
> else, I doubt it is related to my problem.
>
> If there is a newer version since December, and there are known fixes in
> this area, I'll go ahead and upgrade.  But I really don't want to update
> and risk more instability unless there is reason to believe upgrading will
> fix the problem.
>
> Suggestions?
>
> Thx
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Christopher Schultz <
> chris@christopherschultz.net> wrote:
>
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>> Jerry,
>>
>> On 4/4/12 5:31 PM, Jerry Malcolm wrote:
>> > I am using TC 7.0 on a couple of servers.
>>
>> 7.0.what?
>>
>> There have been a bunch of questions about authentication and
>> authorization lately involving a (somewhat) recent change when
>> resources aren't protected buy a <security-constraint> and are calling
>> request.getPrincipal().
>>
>> - -chris
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