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From minf...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r571804 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod: mod_authn_dbd.xml mod_authnz_ldap.xml
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2007 14:24:56 GMT
Author: minfrin
Date: Sat Sep  1 07:24:55 2007
New Revision: 571804

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=571804&view=rev
Log:
Add docs for the AUTHENTICATE_ prefixed exposure of login attributes during
AAA.

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbd.xml
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbd.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbd.xml?rev=571804&r1=571803&r2=571804&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbd.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authn_dbd.xml Sat Sep  1 07:24:55 2007
@@ -95,6 +95,23 @@
 </example>
 </section>
 
+<section id="exposed">
+<title>Exposing Login Information</title>
+<p>
+Whenever a query is made to the database server, all columns returned by
+the query are placed in the environment, using environment variables with
+the prefix "AUTHENTICATE_".
+</p>
+<p>If a database query for example returned the username, full name
+and telephone number of a user, a CGI program will have access to
+this information without the need to make a second independent database
+query to gather this additional information.</p>
+</p>
+<p>This has the potential to dramatically simplify the coding and
+configuration required in some web applications.
+</p>
+</section>
+
 <directivesynopsis>
 <name>AuthDBDUserPWQuery</name>
 <description>SQL query to look up a password for a user</description>

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml?rev=571804&r1=571803&r2=571804&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml Sat Sep  1 07:24:55 2007
@@ -96,6 +96,7 @@
       <li><a href="#examples">Examples</a></li>
       <li><a href="#usingtls">Using TLS</a></li>
       <li><a href="#usingssl">Using SSL</a></li>
+      <li><a href="#exposed">Exposing Login Information</a></li>
       <li><a href="#activedirectory">Using Active Directory</a></li>
       <li>
         <a href="#frontpage">Using Microsoft FrontPage with
@@ -557,6 +558,22 @@
     <p>To specify a secure LDAP server, use <em>ldaps://</em> in the
     <directive module="mod_authnz_ldap">AuthLDAPURL</directive>
     directive, instead of <em>ldap://</em>.</p>
+</section>
+
+<section id="exposed"><title>Exposing Login Information</title>
+
+    <p>Whenever a query is made to the LDAP server, all LDAP attributes
+    returned by the query are placed in the environment, using environment
+    variables with the prefix "AUTHENTICATE_".</p>
+
+    <p>If an LDAP query for example returned the username, common name
+    and telephone number of a user, a CGI program will have access to
+    this information without the need to make a second independent LDAP
+    query to gather this additional information.</p>
+
+    <p>This has the potential to dramatically simplify the coding and
+    configuration required in some web applications.</p>
+
 </section>
 
 <section id="activedirectory"><title>Using Active Directory</title>



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