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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: How to propagate security context from Jetty to OpenEJB?
Date Tue, 26 Jan 2010 03:26:08 GMT

On Jan 26, 2010, at 4:00 AM, David Blevins wrote:

>
> On Jan 25, 2010, at 6:32 AM, Geoff Callender wrote:
>
>>
>> I need advice on how to propagate the security context from (Jetty  
>> 6.1.6) to
>> OpenEJB (3.1.1). My web pages can retrieve the Principal correctly  
>> but my
>> EJB session bean methods only get "guest". Is this a known problem  
>> or am I
>> doing something wrong?
>
> It's not really a "problem" as much there is no OpenEJB/Jetty  
> integration yet, so the two simply don't know that each other exists.
>
> It might not be that hard to write the security part.  The Tomcat  
> related security code is actually pretty small.
>
> Bascially we just need a class like this one that wires the Jetty  
> security service into OpenEJB:
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openejb/trunk/openejb3/assembly/openejb-tomcat/openejb-tomcat-catalina/src/main/java/org/apache/openejb/tomcat/catalina/TomcatSecurityService.java

Just to add to this.  Stephen has done work with integrating Jetty's  
transaction manager with OpenEJB.  If we pool our code together we  
could wind up with a pretty good Jetty integration!

Thoughts?


-David


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