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How to bypass authentication done using Seam 2.2 and JBoss 5

 
soni lal
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Hi,

I am using following technologies to develop my application:
Seam 2.2
JBoss 5

The security configuration has been done Pages.xml and components.xml.

In Pages.xml following configuration is done :
login-view-id="/auth/login.jspx">
<page view-id="/*" login-required="true" /> // It will redirect all the request to login page if the user is not logged in.

In Components.xml following code is done:
<security:identity authenticate-method="#{authenticator.authenticate}" /> // This will go to authenticate method for authentication.

Now, I have to bypass the authentication for a specific page.

The requirement is : One other application will try to hit our application url to get access to One particular page. That page will be shown to them as readOnly page.
For this, I created one servlet and through that servlet trying to call one method in following class :

@Name("locationEditor")
@Scope(ScopeType.CONVERSATION)
public class LocationViewController implements Serializable {

}


While calling the above given class from the servlet, I am still getting the login page and getting following exception in console:

ERROR [[LocationSummaryServlet]] Servlet.service() for servlet LocationSummaryServlet threw exception
java.lang.IllegalStateException: No application context active
at org.jboss.seam.Component.forName(Component.java:1945)
at org.jboss.seam.Component.getInstance(Component.java:2005)
at org.jboss.seam.Component.getInstance(Component.java:1983)
at org.jboss.seam.Component.getInstance(Component.java:1977)
at org.jboss.seam.Component.getInstance(Component.java:1972)
at com.agcs.locmgmt.web.location.LocationSummaryServlet.getViewController(LocationSummaryServlet.java:28)
at com.agcs.locmgmt.web.location.LocationSummaryServlet.doGet(LocationSummaryServlet.java:38)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:617)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at com.agcs.locmgmt.web.seam.CookieMapServletFilter.doFilter(CookieMapServletFilter.java:70)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:83)
at org.jboss.seam.web.LoggingFilter.doFilter(LoggingFilter.java:60)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
at org.jboss.seam.web.ExceptionFilter.doFilter(ExceptionFilter.java:64)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:73)
at org.jboss.seam.web.IdentityFilter.doFilter(IdentityFilter.java:40)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:69)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter$FilterChainImpl.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:73)
at org.jboss.seam.servlet.SeamFilter.doFilter(SeamFilter.java:158)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:190)
at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:433)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:92)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.process(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:126)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.invoke(SecurityContextEstablishmentValve.java:70)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:158)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:330)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:829)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:598)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:447)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)




Please help me that how I can bypass login page for the requested servlet call.

Thanks in advance.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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