This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide 1Z0-808 and have Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff on-line! See this thread for details.
I am authenticating user in web application using ldap. My doubt is: Let i want a user: user1 password: pass1 to authenticate. So i define the role in web.xml. But before searching this user in ldap directory when tomcat connects to ldap it must be authorized to use ldap. But i am no where specifying the root password of ldap (using openldap). Without this how ldap allows tomcat to search in the directory