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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Nginx As a Reverse Proxy" by SamuelWan
Date Mon, 13 Apr 2009 00:22:32 GMT
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The following page has been changed by SamuelWan:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Nginx_As_a_Reverse_Proxy

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  === Issues with reverse proxy authentication ===
  Enabling basic authentication in Nginx will pass the HTTP authentication header to CouchDB,
invoking its authentication handler as well. This configuration causes the Nginx basic authentication
prompt to appear in the browser, followed by a second authentication prompt from Couchdb,
even if CouchDB authentication is not enabled. 
  
- Two tested solutions from Jan Lhenardt: You can either use the same username and password
combinations for both Nginx and CouchDb, or set CouchDB to use the null_authentication_handler.
+ Two suggestions from Jan Lhenardt that have been confirmed: You can either use the same
username and password combinations for both Nginx and CouchDb, or set CouchDB to use the null_authentication_handler.
  
  {{{ In the local.ini file...
  [httpd]

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