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Form and basic authentication issue

 
Skanda Raman
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I am developing a new application A implementing form based authentication for user login. However, there is also an existing application B which is already developed with BASIC Authentication.

Both of these connect to same AD through LDAP.

Now, the issue is, if user wants to access both the application. For example, if I login to application A and accessing B will automatically authenticate and provide access without providing the pop up for the user.

The question is how to handle this scenario. Does the ldap user session remains across the browser once login?
 
William P O'Sullivan
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That depends.

Are these cross-domain?

You could store data in session and check for it in B.

Better yet, use something SSO based like CAS, and let it do the heavy lifting for you.

WP
 
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