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Re: mod_authz_svn problems under Windows Server 2003

From: G.J. Doornink <dkg_at_xs4all.nl>
Date: 2005-06-15 21:20:44 CEST

Michael Kelley wrote:
> SVN server running Windows Server 2003 SP1, Apache 2.0.52, SVN 1.1.4.
> Authentication/Authorization via mod_auth_sspi (authenticate with
> valid domain login) and mod_authz_svn (authorize access to
> repositories).
> Because mod_authz_svn has no option for case-insensitive account name
> checks, I have users accounts listed multiple ways in the
> AuthzSVNAccessFile.
> I have combinations of domain\userids listed with domain name in all
> caps and all lower case, and userids with camel-casing and all lower
> case. It's a pain, but it works. Actually its a good thing that I've
> got several entries for each user because:
I have solved the domain/username case problem by patching the
mod_auth_sspi to accept a new option called SSPIUsernameCase which
accepts the values 'upper' and 'lower'.
If this option is specified in the Apache config file the mod_auth_sspi
module translates the received domain/username to either upper or lower
case, which makes Apache report the domain/username to the mod_authz_svn
module either in the specified case.

Gerrit Jan Doornink <dkg@xs4all.nl>
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Received on Wed Jun 15 21:47:58 2005

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