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The CAS JSP tag library conforms to its TLD.

Getting the files

The CAS JSP tag library is distributed as part of the Java CAS Client distributions.

A legacy CAS JSP client is also attached to this Wiki page.

Example

Here's an example of using the CAS JSP Taglib.

<%-- This is a sample JSP page that uses the CAS tag library.  It assumes
     that the tag library from

        http://www.yale.edu/tp/cas/cas-taglib-1.00.tar.gz

     is installed into your web application.

     For the CAS 1.0 client (which works under JSP 1.1), this involves the
     following steps: 

        - addition of castools.tld to your application's WEB-INF directory
        - addition of castools.jar to your application's WEB-INF/lib directory
        - modification of your application's deployment descriptor (web.xml)
          to add an element like this:

	    
	        http://www.yale.edu/its/tp/castools/WEB-INF/castools.tld
	    

     To use the CAS 2.0 client, simply refer to the sample application
     ('webProxy') that comes with the CAS 2.0 distribution.

--%>

<%-- The following like imports the tag library into the current page
     and associates it with the prefix 'cas' --%>

<%@ taglib prefix="cas" uri="/WEB-INF/castools.tld" %>


<%-- The following tag (JSP action) authenticates the user via CAS and
     exposes the NetID of this user in the session-scoped variable
     named 'netid'.  If this session-scoped variable already exists,
     the tag assumes the user has authenticated previously, and it does
     not re-authenticate the user.
--%>

<cas:auth id="netid" scope="session"/>

<%--
     Now, scripting code may use the scripting variable named 'netid',
     and other code (such as a servlet sharing a session with this page)
     may refer to the session-scoped attribute named 'netid', as in

       myHttpServletRequest.getSession().getAttribute("netid")
--%>

<%--
     After authenticating the user, we might forward to a servlet
     in our application; this servlet can read the session-scoped
     parameter, as described earlier.  (It would not be secure
     to pass the NetID to the servlet as a request parameter; the servlet
     should use the session-scoped attribute exposed by the CAS
     tag.)
--%>

<jsp:forward page="/myServlet"/>
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