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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Question about Windows Auth howto
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:45:38 GMT
On 12/11/2014 16:50, Nutter, Ronald wrote:
> I am looking at implementing AD authentication for Tomcat.  Being new
> to Tomcat, I am trying to check the information before setting this
> up. The how to shows one part being done on the AD Domain controller
> and the other being done on the tomcat server.  This seems to infer
> that I would also need to install tomcat on the domain controller to
> perform the needed steps on the DC.

What makes you think that?

> I would prefer not to do that
> unless there is no other choice.  Since the server that tomcat is
> running on is a member server in the domain, can I do the steps in
> the howto on the tomcat member server instead ?

You can try it but it has only been tested with running those commands
on the domain controller. They might work on a server that is a domain


> I have been looking for other information on this but havent had a
> lot of luck.  I have this working with secure ldap but have been told
> to go with native AD instead.
> Ron

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