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Re: Announcing mod_ssl_user

From: Daniel Patterson <danpat_at_adaptiveinternational.com>
Date: 2003-06-19 00:13:52 CEST

On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 05:07, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. Löwis) writes:
> > This module allows to set the user field in an Apache request object,
> > if a user has been authenticated through SSL. It is configurable
> > through a mod_ssl variable name, such as SSL_CLIENT_S_DN_CN.
> >
> > With that module, Subversion will write proper author information in
> > commit messages.
> So this means that Subversion repositories no longer need to require
> "Basic Auth" credentials over SSL? They have other options now?

Can't the existing "SSLOption FakeBasicAuth" be used to achieve this

(albeit, not as flexible, but it has existed for a long time)


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