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nirjari patel
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Joined: Apr 23, 2009
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when I am using j_security_check , j_username and j_password, how do I get these functionalities in my application ? Where can I download them from ? Are they part of some API ? which API ?
what kind of framework do I need to use these functionalities ?

Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
Posts: 5575

google for "Form Based Authentication in tomcat"
chandra kambham
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Joined: Jun 09, 2008
Posts: 74
All the required authentication mechanism will be provided by the Tomcat server Itself. No need to download any other things.
Anuj Prashar
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Joined: Apr 15, 2008
Posts: 99

You also need to declare in DD that you are using form based authentication as following


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