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isUserInRole always returns false

Krishnappan Subramanian

Joined: Jul 09, 2008
Posts: 2
i have my web.xml setup ... the below code is what i am using for rendering .... but it always returns false .... any idea? please help asap....thanks

HttpServletRequest httpServletRequest =(HttpServletRequest)FacesContext.getCurrentInstance().getExternalContext().getRequest();
validUser=httpServletRequest.isUserInRole("ADMIN USER");
return validUser;
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 39549
Is the user ever asked for username and password? If so, when and how?

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Krishnappan Subramanian

Joined: Jul 09, 2008
Posts: 2
the user is authenticated via LDAP security ...
I agree. Here's the link:
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