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Re: user authentication

From: Shun-ichi GOTO <gotoh_at_taiyo.co.jp>
Date: 2004-11-16 11:16:16 CET

>>>>> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 08:43:31 -0800, "Ray Johnson" wrote,

> 2) The NT Auth stuff requires a user name of "domain\username".
> Ideally, we would prefer folks to just put in "username" as the domain
> is the same for everyone. Aside from the "ease of use" issue, it is
> also a problem for us because it makes "svn ls --verbose" useless to
> us. One would use "svn ls --verbose" to see who modified a file in a
> directory - but svn will truncate the username to 8 characters - all
> we ever see is the domain name. If we could do our own auth and use
> username only we could work around "svn ls --verbose"'s design flaws.

SSPIOmitDomain option may help you. I'm using mod_auth_sspi and I also
don't want domain\user string. So I'm using SSPIOmitDomain option and
turn on in httpd.conf which removes domain part. For example, I'm
auth'ed as "gotoh" in apache world (and in mod_dav_svn) with this option
instead of "TAIYO\gotoh". Of course logged as "gotoh" on commit.

I think SSPIOmitDomain option can be used only with modified version of

See http://www.deadbeef.com/software/sspi.html

--- Regards,
 Shun-ichi Goto <gotoh@taiyo.co.jp>
   R&D Group, TAIYO Corp., Tokyo, JAPAN

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