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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: writing a soap/web services authorization module over Apache
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2001 13:51:59 GMT
Sounds interesting but I have no time at all to investigate.  Thumbing through the latest
DDJ last night and found an article on SOAP::Lite for Perl. Seems you can use it with
Apache and mod_perl. http://www.soaplite.com/

FWIW...

Bill

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tarun Upadhyay" <tarun@ebprovider.com>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2001 9:20 AM
Subject: writing a soap/web services authorization module over Apache


> Hi,
>
>  I am writing an apache module to authorize user access to  particular soap
> services or methods.
> We are calling it mod_soap_auth and it will be hosted at
> http://soapuddi.sourceforge.net
>
> Our basic design allows the use of another module (say mod_auth or
> something else) to authenticate users but through an "access file", we
> authorize users to connect to particular web-service or its methods.
>
> We want the user to be able to authorize users at either top, service or
> method level. I want to ask how should such a file (and corresponding access
> policies) be structured. The requirements are:
> a) the structure stays consistent with current apache configuration files
> and .htaccess
> b) should be xml
> c) should be as intuitive to user as possible and efficient to parse for
> large number of users or services.
>
> What does the group think about the file structure and the whole idea in
> general?
> Am I missing something or is this the correct way? Or am I completely
> barking in the dark and this does not make any sense to anybody here?
>
> ================
> With Warm Regards
> Tarun Upadhyay
> http://www.tarunupadhyay.com
>


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