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From Mark Eggers <its_toas...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: resource configuration for jndi mail
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:10:15 GMT
On 8/6/2012 10:52 AM, Christopher Schultz wrote:
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> Mark,
>
> On 8/6/12 12:59 PM, Mark Eggers wrote:
>> There are a lot of properties available, but unfortunately there is
>> no password. However, the hint is there (in the paragraph that you
>> quoted).
>>
>> After trolling the source for Tomcat 6 (and a bit of searching on
>> the Internet), it appears that a password can be specified. The
>> source in question is:
>>
>> org.apache.naming.factory.MailSessionFactory.java
>>
>> The attribute is password (in the Resource definition). That looks
>> like the only additional (non JavaMail API) attribute / property
>> that this factory supports (hence the hint).
>
> I actually didn't know that. I had forgotten to mention that this is a
> possibilty:
>
> Session session = ... ; //get from JNDI
> Transport tx = session.getTransport(...);
>
> tx.connect(host, rt, username, password);
>
> ...but if Tomcat will do it for you, why not let it?
>
>> I've never been fond of maintaining the same information in
>> multiple places, so postfix is probably good in this environment.
>>
>> Sounds like I should submit a couple of patches to the
>> documentation.
>>
>> 1. Add the paragraph from Tomcat 7 back into Tomcat 6 2. Add a
>> paragraph to both stating that Tomcat's MailSessionFactory supports
>> "password" as the only additional attribute / property.
>
> That would be great.
>
> Thanks,
> - -chris

Minor enhancements submitted for Tomcat 6 and 7 with svn diffs.

https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=53664 Tomcat 6

https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=53665 Tomcat 7

/mde/


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