RE: [Catacomb] Authentication with Catacomb
It's conceivable that you might use an LDAP server for your authentication
database -- see the following HOWTO for details:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> Behalf Of Raghu Kulkarni
> Sent: Sunday, February 23, 2003 10:22 AM
> To: Sung Kim
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Catacomb] Authentication with Catacomb
> Sung Kim,
> Thank you for your response. While the solution you have
> recommended may work for a few users, it is not a practical solution
> for 100's or 1000's of users. I believe it would be really great
> if authentication mechanism is added, or at least the
> standard .htaccess approach should be made workable within the
> database concept. If there is any other way other than the
> 'directives' approach, please let me know.
> Raghu K.
> Sung Kim wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I don't think the .htpasswd mechanism works, since related
> apache module cannot read database and the content of the file.
> > But you can add auth information under Location directive. Here
> is example of catacomb test server:
> > <Location /repos>
> > ModMimeUsePathInfo on
> > DAV repos
> > AuthType Basic
> > AuthName "Catacomb Repos"
> > AuthUserFile /usr/local/apache2/conf/passwd
> > Require valid-user
> > </Location>
> > Currently, we don't have a plan to implement .htaccess mechanism.
> > --
> > Sung Kim <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > http://www.cse.ucsc.edu/~hunkim
> > "Dreams become reality!"
> > On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Raghu Kulkarni wrote:
> > > Sung Kim,
> > >
> > > The catacomb product looks very promising. It worked beautifully on an
> > > apache 2, on a linux 8.0. Is there any way to extend the functionality
> > > to do authentication to bypass the .htaccess/.htpasswd mechanism or is
> > > there a future plan to add this feature into catacomb?
> > >
> > > Raghu K.
> > >
> > >
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