Siteminder integartion Problem in 4.1

We are using the site minder authentication in confluence 4.1 now we are trying to use same in confluence 4.3.


we found couple of classes changed in the confluence4.3 for authentication
so that we are getting run time errors.

We are using below method:

if (existingSession != null && existingSession.getAttribute(DefaultAuthenticator.LOGGED_IN_KEY) != null)
        {
        	
        	log.info("in method 3");
       Principal loggedInUser= (Principal) existingSession.getAttribute(DefaultAuthenticator.LOGGED_IN_KEY);
            
            //log.info("{} is already logged in."+ loggedInUser.getName());
            return  loggedInUser;
        }

We are getting the ClassCastException

Cause

java.lang.ClassCastException: com.atlassian.confluence.user.SessionSafePrincipal cannot be cast to com.atlassian.user.User
    at com.atlassian.confluence.user.AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.getUser(AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.java:25)
Stack Trace:[hide]

java.lang.ClassCastException: com.atlassian.confluence.user.SessionSafePrincipal cannot be cast to com.atlassian.user.User
	at com.atlassian.confluence.user.AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.getUser(AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.java:25)
	at com.atlassian.confluence.util.UserThreadLocalFilter.doFilter(UserThreadLocalFilter.java:36)
	at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
	at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:211)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
	at com.atlassian.security.auth.trustedapps.filter.TrustedApplicationsFilter.doFilter(TrustedApplicationsFilter.java:98)
	at com.atlassian.confluence.util.AbstractBootstrapHotSwappingFilter.doFilter(AbstractBootstrapHotSwappingFilter.java:30)
	at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
	at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.BaseLoginFilter.doFilter(BaseLoginFilter.java:150)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
	erInternal(GzipFilter.java:74)

2 answers

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Peter Koczan Atlassian Team Nov 21, 2012

Hi,

One of our customers ran into the same problem and published his findings on this answers thread. I suggest that you review it and see if the information there is useful for you.

Kind regards,

Peter

Thank you peter.

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