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What you are saying sounds basically correct (you using Struts 1.x?). You need to use a web.xml to tell your container about Struts (the ActionServlet). If you define your roles in web.xml you can then define your action mappings to restrict access based on the user's current role (using the roles attribute on the action tag).
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I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com