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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
    lesmikesell@gmail.com
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