Tomcat client certificate authentication for SSL

Discussion in 'Java' started by Sam, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. Sam

    Sam Guest


    I am running a web service as a filter inside tomcat. I need to
    configure it to perform mutual (both server and client) authentication,
    with SSL. (My app is the server). Looking at tells me how to
    configure the server cert. But how can I make tomcat authenticate the
    client cert before passing it to my app? Is this doable?
    force a client cert request. But does tomcat actually authenticate the
    cert? (I am assuming my client certs can be issued by Verisign). Is
    there some documentation somewhere on how to get this done?

    Sam, Sep 13, 2006
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