RSS Feed with Basic Authentication in Apache Tomcat

June 13, 2010

This is just a summary of a small project I got lately involved in: creation of a RSS feed which authenticates the user upon access.

This has a variety of applications:  most RSS feeds on the Internet are public stream of information (news, blogs) but in an enterprise environment that’s not really an option, information is confidential and must be delivered to users according to well established privileges and security rules.

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