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From Denis <sunseaandpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does windows authentication works on Tomcat under Linux.
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:18:34 GMT
It will be helpful for those who don't have time to try-and-fail.

On 2/25/2013 2:10 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 25/02/2013 10:48, André Warnier wrote:
>> Denis wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>>     I want to use Tomcat's Windows Authentication
>>> <http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/windows-auth-howto.html#Third_party_libraries>

>>>
>>> feature to have a reliable domain user name via
>>> HTTPServletRequest.getRemoteUser() within my servlet.
>>>
>>>     Questions:
>>>
>>>     1) Is Tomcat's Windows authentication supposed to work in my env?
>>>
>>>  * Application Server: apache-tomcat-7.0.21
>>>  * JDK version: 1.6.0_26
>>>  * OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga)
>>>
>>>     2) Any additional setup required to be able to access domain
>>> username via HTTPServletRequest.getRemoteUser() within my servlet?
>>>
>>>
>> Hi.
>> I do not know either if the above is supposed to work also under Linux
>> as a platform.
>> It is not very clear in the Tomcat docs, and I have asked a couple of
>> times on the list without getting much of an answer.  (Probably because
>> few people know).
>
> It should work but I haven't tested it.
>
> I suggest opening an enhancement request for the docs to be updated to 
> include a known working Linux config. I should be able to take a look 
> at doing that once I get back from ApacheCon next week.
>
> Mark
>
>
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