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From Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JS Test Errors with Apache virtual host + reverse proxy + couchdb
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2009 02:21:27 GMT
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 6:05 PM, Glenn Rempe <glenn@rempe.us> wrote:
> Thanks Chris.  That worked.
>
> Does CouchRest or RelaxDB support basic auth using this method?
>

They both should, as ruby's http class accepts urls of the form

http://user:pass@host:port/path

> Thanks
>
> Glenn
>
> On Jan 20, 2009, at 5:49 PM, Chris Anderson wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Glenn Rempe <glenn@rempe.us> wrote:
>>>
>>> - Is there a config available now in the native couchdb web server that
>>> would let me force basic auth?  I saw some posts related to this but I
>>> have
>>> not seen any config info.
>>
>> If you setup an admin account, and the proper validation function on
>> your database, you can prevent unauthorized users from updating or
>> deleting data, but not from reading it.
>>
>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Setting_up_an_Admin_account
>>
>> There are plans to add reader lists, but no work has been done as far as I
>> know.
>>
>> --
>> Chris Anderson
>> http://jchris.mfdz.com
>
> --
> Glenn Rempe
> glenn@rempe.us
>
>
>



-- 
Chris Anderson
http://jchris.mfdz.com

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