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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Jmx example for adding or removing users?
Date Fri, 10 May 2019 13:00:51 GMT
On 10/05/2019 13:52, Alex O'Ree wrote:
> According to this
> https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.5-doc/realm-howto.html#UserDatabaseRealm
> 
> It appears that xml file is loaded into a memory realm at start time. JMX
> changes are immediate, but is there an easy way to save the changes back to
> the xml file?

That would be the save() method on MemoryUserDatabase

Mark


> 
> Digging around in the source, I think the answer is no but I may have
> missed something. Can anyone confirm this?
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 7:07 AM Alex O'Ree <spyhunter99@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Ahh i missed the exception, had the logs redirected. thanks
>>
>> On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 3:46 AM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On 10/05/2019 03:45, Alex O'Ree wrote:
>>>> Well less than perfect. Tomcat out of the box is setup with the users
>>> xml
>>>> file. What's exposed as mbeans is the
>>>> "org.apache.catalina.mbeans.MemoryUserDatabaseMBean".
>>>> I can add uses to it via mbean, however calling the "save" method does
>>> not
>>>> update the tomcat-users.xml file. Am i missing something?
>>>
>>> The MemoryUserDatabase is read-only by default. The attempt to save your
>>> changes should have triggered an exception with an appropriate error
>>> message.
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 7:14 PM Alex O'Ree <alexoree@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Ahh perfect, thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 12:34 PM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 26/04/2019 12:11, Alex O'Ree wrote:
>>>>>>> I am looking for a way to programmatically add or remove user
>>> accounts
>>>>>>> using tomcats user xml file as a store without restarting tomcat.
Can
>>>>>> this
>>>>>>> be done using jmx?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes. Look under Users -> UserDatabase
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Mark
>>>>>>
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