XML  as Data Source

XML File format

    <USER>
                <USERID>sundaram</USERID>
                <USERPASSWD>sun123</USERPASSWD>
                <LASTNAME>Ramasamy</LASTNAME>
                <FIRSTNAME>Sundaram</FIRSTNAME>
                <EMAIL>sundaram123@yahoo.com</EMAIL>
    </USER>

To run the sample application Download the project files from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sfg/ here

Unpack the file under web application directory (webapps/)

Change the  authenticate/WEB-INF/Web-xml.xml into web.xml

In web.xml change the location of user database XML file Name

<init-param>
<param-name>filename</param-name>
<param-value>c:\tomcat\webapps\authenticate\WEB-INF\data\userinfo.xml</param-value>
</init-param>

Add some sample records in that file

Than start the web server and point your browser to http://localhost/authenticate/ you should be able to see index page.

To Debug please look into log file and web server console message.

Note :

    This program uses IBM XML Parser. you can find IBM XML Parser in lib (WEB-INF/lib/xml4j.jar) directory.