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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Faking auth with proxypass? (FWD)
Date Wed, 10 Jun 1998 16:23:59 GMT
Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> 
> Please send to S.J.Hogeveen@phys.uu.nl when you have more ideas.
> 
> --------------------------------
> On Wed, Jun 10, 1998, Sake Hogeveen S.J.Hogeveen@phys.uu.nl> wrote:
> 
> > I would like to make an electronic journal, served to the Web by
> > a publisher, "part" of our library web server, by using the Apache
> > ProxyPass option.
> >
> > The publisher's server is password protected (you have to pay your
> > subscription). The faculty has payed for its subscription, and I
> > want to serve the journal to our scientists (on the faculty intranet)
> > without bothering them with access authorization.
> >
> > I would like to add the Authorization information to the header of
> > a request as it passes through our Apache proxy/server, before it is
> > being passed on to the publisher's web site. I have a feeling that with
> > all the options of Apache this should be possible. However, I haven't
> > been able to figure out how yet.
> >
> > Could you help me solve this problem?
> 
> I've no ready solution at hand but perhaps mod_headers can be used inside a
> <Location> section to fake the auth headers. I'll forward your mail to the
> other Apache developers. Perhaps someone already knows the solution.

What wrong with:

Satisfy any
allow from <address of proxy>

in the config of the real server, not the proxy, of course??

Cheers,

Ben.

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