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Tomcat LDAP Authentication, database Authorization

 
Didier Varon
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Hello all,

First of all my apologies if my issue has already answered, but I haven't been able to find an answer.

I need to authenticate users from a LDAP server (I already did this using JNDI realm) and load roles from a sql server database, the problem that I am having is that roles on the ActionMapping class are set when the context is loaded and they are null since LDAP does not have the roles, so if I do HttpServletRequest.isUserInRole(), that call returns false. I was thinking on extending the JNDI realm, but I've got the feeling that's no the right path, I am looking into using JAAS realm and write a custom login that will call the JNDI class and write a custom getRoles that will call the db and do a load of the roles table, but I not sure if that is feasible.

Any input will be highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance and happy New Year 2008.
 
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