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Re: Accessing SVN repository via Apache and SSL client certificate? Almost there, but something is missing.

From: Christoph Anton Mitterer <cam_at_mathematica.scientia.net>
Date: 2005-05-14 00:40:42 CEST

Phillip Susi wrote:

> You want to use the SSLUserName directive to extract a field from the
> client certificate and use it as their username. Usually you just use
> the common name field from the certificate. Once you do that, I
> believe that mod_authz_svn will recognize the user by the common name
> and you can specify their access without having to prompt for another
> basic auth username/password.

Ah,.. yeah :) Lots of thanks. That works...
I just didn't know that directive because it seems that you can find it
only in the documentation for 2.1,.. but it works with Apache 2.0 too :-)

Uhmm btw: I can remove the "Require valid-user" in the <Location> block
of SVN now, can't I? And it's still __required__ for the User to
authenticate with his SSL Client Certificate?

Thanks and best wishes,

Received on Sat May 14 00:43:30 2005

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