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security-role-ref with jsp

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i have a jsp that does something like :

<% if (request.isUserInRole("emp") ) { %>

Emp Role Specific content here.

<% } %>

I need to map the emp role to a few actual roles. if the code was behind a servlet, i would map it with:

How can I do this same mapping with a .jsp?


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Remember a JSP gets translated into a servlet to be executed.
So if what you have there will work for a servlet, it will work just as well for a JSP.

You can define a servlet entry for a jsp in your web.xml as follows:

It is preferable to avoid scriptlet code in a JSP, so you might take a look at replacing the if statement with a custom tag to check if the user is in role.
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