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Re: hooking apache auth to unix accounts

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-20 00:45:29 CEST

On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 12:16 -0700, Mark wrote:
> Well, if your solaris system uses ldap auth, you're golden :). If
> not, you get creative. Before we went ldap, I just plucked the user
> ids and encrypted passwords from /etc/shadow every hour and put them
> into a file for svn to use.
> AuthUserFile /svnroot/.master-passwd
> Work fine, but your solaris box may still be using crypt passwords
> instead of MD5, so I don't know if that will work.
> There is/was an experimental PAM apache module out there, but I don't
> know if it ever worked.

I use mod_auth_pam on Linux with pam configured to use both the local
password file and an NT domain for subversion and several other
web services. I'm not sure about solaris, though.

  Les Mikesell
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