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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Trivial Update of "Authentication and Authorization" by AdamKocoloski
Date Tue, 28 Jul 2009 13:44:34 GMT
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The following page has been changed by AdamKocoloski:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Authentication_and_Authorization

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  the Erlang/OTP installation directory.
  
  If not specified in local.ini, the authentication handler specified in default.ini, 
- {couch_http, default_authentication_handler}, will be used.
+ {couch_httpd, default_authentication_handler}, will be used.
  
  The specified handler is called in couch_httpd::handle_request:
  
@@ -125, +125 @@

  
  == Authentication handlers ==
  
- === couch_http::default_authentication_handler ===
+ === couch_httpd::default_authentication_handler ===
  
  If the http request contains basic authentication, the user name and password are checked

  against a configured user list.  If the user is recognized as an administrator, the user
name and
@@ -136, +136 @@

  defined, then the _admin role is added to the context.
  
  
- === couch_http::null_authentication_handler ===
+ === couch_httpd::null_authentication_handler ===
  
  Any request is granted the <<"_admin">> role.
  
- === couch_http::special_test_authentication_handler ===
+ === couch_httpd::special_test_authentication_handler ===
  
  If the WWW-Authentication header has a value like "X-Couch-Test-Auth username:password",
  the user name and password are checked against a hard-coded list of username/password
@@ -152, +152 @@

  
  [http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-420 COUCHDB-420] implements an
  [http://oauth.net/ OAuth] authentication handler.  The patch also changes
- couch_http to accept a list of authentication handlers instead of a single
+ couch_httpd to accept a list of authentication handlers instead of a single
  authentication handler.
  
  Steps to get OAuth authentication working (with the patch installed):

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