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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirk.vangu...@jrc.it>
Subject Re: Faking auth with proxypass? (FWD)
Date Wed, 10 Jun 1998 16:57:34 GMT

Of course the 'real' solution is to inform the publisher; and have
her use 'satisfy any' with an 'allow from ip-range/proxy' combined with
the 'username/passwd' checking. That also fits better with the payment
model exercised by the publisher.

Dw.

On Wed, 10 Jun 1998, 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.
> 
>                                        Ralf S. Engelschall
>                                        rse@engelschall.com
>                                        www.engelschall.com
> --------------------------------
> 


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