[plt-scheme] Password validation in the web-server on Windows

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Oct 16 17:53:44 EDT 2005

I don't know how to do the Windows check, but if you knew how to do
that it would be relatively easy to provide a way for the web-server
to use some arbitrary password checking function. (And even easier for
a servlet to do so.)


On 10/16/05, Jens Axel Søgaard <jensaxel at soegaard.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Given a Windows username and a password, is there a simple
> way for a servlet (or another program) to determine whether
> the password is correct?
> My plan is to run the PLT web-server on a machine, which
> is member of a Windows domain. I hope it is possible
> to avoid maintaining passwords on the web-server.
> --
> Jens Axel Søgaard
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.brown.edu>

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