I need a help from experts, I'm using Tomcat 5.0: I have login page, upon submit it should display inner pages depending upon the autheticating status. While Adding Users I have this option if he/she can be "Read Only" or "Admin".
Read Only can only view inner pages, where as Admin can view inner pages and change certain part of inner pages if wanted to.
So please send me the steps to follow on this:
1. Upon submit of login page, how to identify its valide user ? (CHECKING FROM DATABASE)
2. Upon verfication of valide user, how to restrict "Read Only" user to view only but not able to change values on any pages.
NOTE: I dont wanna check User/Password which is stored in the Tomcat XML, but rather I wanna check using Database query. Bcoz my application will be used by various clients and they can add user/pass with role as "Admin" or "Read Only" which all gets stored in the Database.