Bug 51561 - Missing tomcat-coyote.jar from classpath requirement on Realm HowTo page, digested passwords section
Summary: Missing tomcat-coyote.jar from classpath requirement on Realm HowTo page, dig...
Alias: None
Product: Tomcat 7
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomcat Developers Mailing List
URL: http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-d...
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-07-26 16:48 UTC by vizoere
Modified: 2011-07-27 09:13 UTC (History)
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Description vizoere 2011-07-26 16:48:01 UTC
It appears that starting in version 7.0.16, HexUtils.class exists in tomcat-coyote.jar instead of its previous home, catalina.jar.

On page:  http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/realm-howto.html

Under Common Features > Digested Passwords
Current text:

To use either of the above techniques, the following jar files will need to be on your class path to make the RealmBase class available: 


Needs to be updated to also include:
Comment 1 Konstantin Kolinko 2011-07-26 23:39:15 UTC
or move HexUtils into tomcat-util.jar

If making any change, note, that HexUtils is referenced by SecurityClassLoad (r1144031).

Apparently this was caused by removing duplicate HexUtils class in r1132702. Sorry for that.
Comment 2 Mark Thomas 2011-07-27 06:49:54 UTC
Or use digest.sh|bat which handles this correctly. I'll update the docs to reference digest.bat|sh.
Comment 3 Mark Thomas 2011-07-27 09:13:49 UTC
This has been fixed in 7.0.x and will be included in 7.0.20 onwards.