I'm using Tomcat 5.5 and want to implement the authentication through jdbcrealm, i also want to use the MD5 as digest; my problem is that i cannot locate the JDBCRealm class, i looked up in the catalina.jar but couldn't find it.
This type of realm involves storing the credentials of your users (i.e. their usernames, passwords and assigned roles) inside a database. Tomcat will then need to be configured to use this database and the JDBC realm option inside the configuration files will need to be enabled.
Setting up a JDBC Realm involves the following steps: