Configuring Security Realms

  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill


So far, we have learned about the basics of Tomcat architecture, and how to run servlets and JSP pages in Tomcat. In this chapter, we cover some of the methods that Tomcat provides for protecting resources. First, we talk about using security realms to protect a resource. Then, we move on to the common security realms used with Tomcat. Finally, we cover the basics of Tomcat container security using BASIC and FORM-based authentication.


User Database Secure Socket Layer Brute Force Attack Basic Authentication Apache Tomcat 
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© Aleksa Vukotic and James Goodwill 2011

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  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill

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