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From Rob Hartill <hart...@hyperreal.com>
Subject AUTH_TYPE (fwd)
Date Thu, 16 Nov 1995 21:51:11 GMT

I'll send a basic ack with no help.

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> From mikeb@cambridge.village.com  Thu Nov 16 07:11:50 1995
> From: Michael Bukhin <mikeb@cambridge.village.com>
> Message-Id: <9511161511.AA14533@cambridge.village.com>
> Subject: AUTH_TYPE
> To: apache-bugs@mail.apache.org
> Date: Thu, 16 Nov 1995 10:11:36 -0500 (EST)
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> 
> Hey guys.  Great job on Apache.  For the short time I ran it there
> was a very noticable performance improvment.  I have a quick
> question.  Is there a reason Apache doesn't set AUTH TYPE to be
> basic (it doesnt set it at all)?  I have software i'm helping
> develop that requies AUTH TYPE, and while NCSA sets it, Apache
> doesn't. Thus people get AUTH prompts, but they are always
> registered as Anonymous. 
> 
> I'm bugging my developers to recognize apache, but is there a simple
> fix to make APACHE set that var.  I was thinking of setting the env.
> var with a script, but apache is spawned by root, so setting the env
> var as root won't set it for the webdaemon account.  Or maybe root
> passes over env vars?  Anyway thank you for your help in advance. 
> 
> --michael
> 
> 


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