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From Konstantin Kolinko <>
Subject Re: tomcat security authenticator
Date Thu, 28 Jun 2012 07:14:24 GMT
2012/6/28 Komáromi, Zoltán <>:
> Hi,
> I need to use custom authenticator, because a part of application is
> using container authentication, and unfortunately the usersernames in
> realm conflicts with usernames in application database. :(
> So I need, that if anibody is logged in to my application, then the
> authenticator automatically authorizes when needed.
> I think, if I replace the FormAuthenticator with an descendant, it'll
> solve the problem.
> To extend FormAuthenticator is simple, but how can I make Tomcat to use it?

1) Why not a Realm?
2) An Authenticator is a Valve and is configured like any other valve.
If one is present, Tomcat will not configure its own.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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