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Re: Announcing mod_ssl_user

From: Daniel Patterson <danpat_at_adaptiveinternational.com>
Date: 2003-06-20 01:12:06 CEST

On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 18:38, Martin v. L÷wis wrote:
> "Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:
>
> > > Can't the existing "SSLOption FakeBasicAuth" be used to achieve this
> > > also?
> >
> > Not flexible enough. Unless you want authors that look like DNs...
>
> Not only that: It does not work at all. Authorization succeeds fine,
> req->user gets set, subversion accepts a number of actions (OPTIONS,
> MKACTIVITY, PROPFIND, CHECKOUT, PUT), and then fails with
>
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn'
> svn: MERGE of '/svn': 403 Forbidden (https://localhost)

Heh. Check the manaul page for mod_ssl and FakeBasicAuth. You still
need an "AuthType Basic", "AuthUserFile x" directive to authorize those
usernames. FakeBasicAuth sets a fixed password which you apply to all
theusers in your htpasswd file.

But, as Sander said, the username is stuck as the DN.

daniel

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