IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not modify system files without a backup copy of them.
In order to use protected directory with Private JVM enabled, you should edit the files below:
1) your application web.xml
2) tomcat-users.xml, which is located in your Private JVM configuration directory.
Your application web.xml should contains:
<web-resource-name>Wildcard means whole app requires authentication</web-resource-name>
Your tomcat-users.xml should contains:
<user username="your_username" password="your_password" roles="tomcat"/>