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Retrieve current Login ID

cb poo
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Joined: Oct 02, 2002
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I am using LDAP for as my web application authentication. After login to the
page, I would like to display the current login user ID on my page. How to
retrieve my current login???
Please advise.
Kyle Brown
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Joined: Aug 10, 2001
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Check in the Servlet spec for the method getUserPrincipal(). That will allow you to retrieve the logged in user.

Kyle Brown, Author of Persistence in the Enterprise and Enterprise Java Programming with IBM Websphere, 2nd Edition
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cb poo
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Joined: Oct 02, 2002
Posts: 67
yes, it works. Thank you
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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