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Re: [Catacomb] Authentication with Catacomb



Jim,

The LDAP authentication within location directive worked great. The only thing
now is to limit home directories based on user_name. Any clues on this?

Raghu K.

Jim Whitehead wrote:

> It's conceivable that you might use an LDAP server for your authentication
> database -- see the following HOWTO for details:
>
> http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Apache-WebDAV-LDAP-HOWTO/
>
> - Jim
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: catacomb-admin@webdav.org [mailto:catacomb-admin@webdav.org]On
> > Behalf Of Raghu Kulkarni
> > Sent: Sunday, February 23, 2003 10:22 AM
> > To: Sung Kim
> > Cc: catacomb@webdav.org
> > 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 <hunkim@cse.ucsc.edu>
> > > 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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