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Re: [iaik-ssl] ssl and servlets



As I said, the code you posted is the best shot at a portable solution
you can get. Whether or not that works with whatever servlet engine you
are using is something I cannot answer. You should contact your servlet
engine manufacturer about that.

Regards,

 Andreas Sterbenz              mailto:Andreas.Sterbenz@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Colin Chalmers <Colin.Chalmers@maxware.nl>
An: <iaik-ssl@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at>
Gesendet: Dienstag, 14. September 1999 09:54
Betreff: Re: [iaik-ssl] ssl and servlets


> Andreas,
>
> I already understood that I was "Barking up the wrong tree" with the
code
> that I had, I knew it was specific to the "JWS". As I'm trying to right
code
> which should be server independant I was hoping for an answer (a couple
of
> lines???) on how you guys read in the certificate using the standard
API. Or
> is it all so servlet engine specific that there's no common way of
doing
> this?
>
> colin
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Andreas Sterbenz <Andreas.Sterbenz@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at>
> To: Colin Chalmers <collie@dds.nl>; <iaik-ssl@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at>
> Sent: Thursday, May 13, 1999 6:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [iaik-ssl] ssl and servlets
>
>
> I am sorry, but I cannot help you with that. Our servlets do not use
use
> the Web server's SSL at all and initiate all SSL connections themselves
> using the IAIK API calls.
>
> JavaSoft has defined the way you quote to access the SSL client
> certificate chain from a servlet, but I don't think this is widely
> implemented. If it does not work on your server, your servlet engine
most
> likely does not set these parameters. You should contact the developers
> of your servlet runner to find out if and how SSL session information
can
> be accessed.
>
>  Andreas Sterbenz
mailto:Andreas.Sterbenz@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Colin Chalmers <Colin.Chalmers@maxware.nl>
> An: <iaik-ssl@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at>
> Gesendet: Montag, 13. September 1999 17:55
> Betreff: Re: [iaik-ssl] ssl and servlets
>
>
> > Once again thank-you for the swift reply. I understand I should be
> patient
> > and wait on the next beta release but perhaps you could give me a
> pointer in
> > the right direction. In my servlet book I have an example for reading
> the
> > attributes of a certificate, however I understand from the author
that
> the
> > code is specific to th Java Web Server. Could you give me a tip on
how
> to
> > change this code so that I can at least read the certificates?  I
would
> be
> > most grateful.
>
>
>
>
>
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