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Re: httpd authentication



On Tue, December 28, 2010 12:22 pm, Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 6:02 PM, Yan Seiner <yan seiner com> wrote:
>
>> Is there a current pam module that would allow authentication using http
>> authentication methods?
>>
>> The pam-httpd module I've found is horribly out of date.  I'm looking
>> for
>> something that would authenticate against httpd and ideally return a
>> MOTD
>> with the status of the request.
>>
>
> In what respect is it horribly out of date?

In that I can't find any distro that includes it; it was dropped from
Debian in 2009 due to being unmaintained.

>
> Which httpd do you want to authenticate against?

I'm authenticating against a service-subscription website.  They use http
authentication.  As long as a user is paid up, they can log in.  If not,
they're redirected to the payment portal.

--Yan

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