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From Werner Ramaekers <wer...@shiftat.com>
Subject Re: Custom Security Authentication
Date Mon, 29 Jul 2002 18:58:24 GMT
great David,
that fixed it !

David Sean Taylor wrote:
> Sounds like the confirmed string is null.
> 
>             String confirmed = data.getUser().getConfirmed();
>             if (confirmed == null ||
> !confirmed.equals(JetspeedResources.CONFIRM_VALUE ))
>             {
>                 if (
> confirmed.equals(JetspeedResources.CONFIRM_VALUE_REJECTED))
> <==================
> 
> I will add a patch in a minute:
> 
>                 if ( confirmed != null &&
> confirmed.equals(JetspeedResources.CONFIRM_VALUE_REJECTED))
> 
> 
> 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Werner Ramaekers [mailto:werner@shiftat.com]
>>Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 11:10 AM
>>To: jetspeed-dev@jakarta.apache.org
>>Subject: Custom Security Authentication
>>
>>
>>Hey,
>>
>>i'm trying to create my own custom Authentication class because i need
>>to Authenticate the user's password against a hardware token Controller.
>>This means i need to verify the password presented by the users which
>>was generated by his token against the Controller for whic i know the API.
>>
>>I'm having trouble to get a simple custom testAuthentication
>>class running :
>>I've written a
>>public class CustomAuthentication extends TurbineBaseService implements
>>PortalAuthentication {
>>
>>and implemented a simple login method :
>>
>>  public JetspeedUser login(String username, String password) throws
>>LoginException {
>>         JetspeedUser user = null;
>>         //see if we can make this work using a very basic
>>username/password test
>>         if ("test".equals(username) && "test".equals(password)) {
>>         System.out.println("username/pw are OK");
>>             user = new BaseJetspeedUser();
>>             System.out.println("user created");
>>             user.setUserName(username);
>>             System.out.println("username set");
>>             // Mark the user as being logged in.
>>             user.setHasLoggedIn(new Boolean(true));
>>             System.out.println("login_date set");
>>             // Set the last_login date in the database.
>>             try {
>>                 //user.updateLastLogin();
>>                 putUserIntoContext(user);
>>                 System.out.println("user in context");
>>                 if (cachingEnable) {
>>                     System.out.println("trying to load cache");
>>                     JetspeedSecurityCache.load(username);
>>                     System.out.println("cache loaded");
>>                 }
>>             }
>>             catch (Exception e) {
>>                 System.out.println("exception occured");
>>                 putUserIntoContext(JetspeedSecurity.getAnonymousUser());
>>                 throw new LoginException("Failed to update last login
>>", e);
>>             }
>>         } else {
>>             throw new LoginException("username/password combination not
>>known to me !");
>>         }
>>
>>when the user logs in i get a
>>Horrible Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException at
>>org.apache.jetspeed.modules.actions.JLoginUser.doPerform(JLoginUse
>>r.java:305)
>>at org.apache.turbine.modules.ActionEvent.perform(ActionEvent.java:148)
>>at org.apache.turbine.modules.ActionLoader.exec(ActionLoader.java:122)
>>at org.apache.turbine.Turbine.doGet(Turbine.java:456) at
>>org.apache.turbine.Turbine.doPost(Turbine.java:616) at
>>javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:760) at
>>javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:853) at
>>
>>so i'm puzzled to say the least :
>>can anyone tell me what i'm supposed to do to make my own Authentication
>>class work ? How to create the JetspeedUser ?
>>What needs to be implemented ?
>>
>>thanks for your time ;-)
>>
>>Werner
>>
>>
>>--
>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>ir. Werner Ramaekers
>>Enterprise Java Solutions Architect - Shift@
>>Sun Certified Java Programmer
>>
>>"May the source be with you."
>><mailto:werner@shiftat.com> <http://www.shiftat.com>
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>>
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Enterprise Java Solutions Architect - Shift@
Sun Certified Java Programmer

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<mailto:werner@shiftat.com> <http://www.shiftat.com>
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