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From ron.c...@talk21.com
Subject Re: cocoon security model
Date Mon, 14 Feb 2000 20:59:29 GMT

> On Mon, 14 Feb 2000 ron.chan@talk21.com wrote:
>
> 
> has anyone got a security model that works with cocoon
> 
> I would like to setup a password login screen using a form and
> authenticate against a database
> 
> I can do this if the whole site is built on servlets, but I can't
> figure out how this can be done with using xml files that are parsed
> by cocoon.
>
>You're almost certainly better off doing authentication at the web server
>layer. Is there some reason why this would not work for you?
>
>- donald
>

2 reasons...

1. I want to use a custom page to handle my login rather than the standard httpd login screen

2. I want to authenticate against an external database, I know there is a mod_auth_mysql module
but that just limits me to mysql

thanks
Ron







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