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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question about Windows Auth howto
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:28:24 GMT
On 12/11/2014 18:26, Nutter, Ronald wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Thomas [mailto:markt@apache.org] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 11:46 AM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Question about Windows Auth howto
> 
> 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?
> 
> RN> Since the Domain Controller is specifically called out by role

Again, where does it say you need to install Tomcat on the domain
controller?

Mark

>> 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
> member.
> 
> Mark
> 
> RN> Will try it on the server running tomcat which is a member of the domain.  
> Just wanted to check to be on the safe side.  I try not to install anything on the domain
controllers, just to be on the safe side.
> 
> Ron
> 
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