This week's book giveaway is in the Jobs Discussion forum.
We're giving away four copies of Java Interview Guide and have Anthony DePalma on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Web Component Certification (SCWCD/OCPJWCD) and the fly likes isUserInRole() doubt Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Java Interview Guide this week in the Jobs Discussion forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Certification » Web Component Certification (SCWCD/OCPJWCD)
Bookmark "isUserInRole() doubt" Watch "isUserInRole() doubt" New topic

isUserInRole() doubt

sumedha rao
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 26, 2010
Posts: 115

Hello ranchers,this question is related to the web-app security chapter:
If there are two(or more) role-names defined in the DD inside the <security-role>element,to which role-name will the user be mapped?

For example:

In the DD:

bhanu chowdary
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 09, 2010
Posts: 256

I think you are confused here. <security-role> is where you declare your roles in your web-app.

< security-role> < role-name>Admin</role-name> </ security-role>
< security-role><role-name>Member</role-name> < /security-role>
< security-role><role-name>Guest</role-name> </ security-role>

From your <security-role-ref> you will map what ever you use in your isUserInRole("") to one of the roles mentioned above. If you closely look at the tags from the page you are citing you will find a </serlet> closing tag.

Hope this helps.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: isUserInRole() doubt
It's not a secret anymore!