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In my JSP web application, I want to redirect sample users to a different page from the real users.

Currently we do something like

if((user.getName().equalsIgnoreCase("Sample")) ...

This is (a) hardcoded and (b) executed for each normal user as well.

Is there a better way to handle this logic?

I am loathe to redirect these users via Javascript validation - which is one of the suggestions given internally

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This might be better done through security groups.

Pseudo code:

if(user.InGroup("TestAccounts")).....
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I don't see a problem redirecting sample users like that. We are using this technic too so that we could use functional tests.

Another solution is writing a filter which you can then switch off.

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