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security-role-ref and isUserInRole( )

Grace Yang
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Joined: Apr 01, 2007
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I am studying how <security-role-ref> maps role name, below are my web.xml and snippet of BasicServlet class, I expected to isUserInRole("Manger") returns true, but it returns false, I don't know why?
System.out.println("Manger isUserInRole? " + req.isUserInRole("Manger") );
res.getWriter().println("Manger isUserInRole? " + req.isUserInRole("Manger"));
------ web.xml

<web-resource-name>declarative security test</web-resource-name>

anybody knows?

Christophe Verré

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The pseudo role is declared "Manager" in your descriptor, so replace "Manger" with "Manager" in your code

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Grace Yang
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Joined: Apr 01, 2007
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Thanks Satou !!

It works.It's the typo caused trouble.

I agree. Here's the link:
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