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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: FakeBasicAuth - a howto anywhere?
Date Thu, 27 Jan 2005 17:32:41 GMT
* "Graham Leggett" <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:

> Dirk-Willem van Gulik said:
> 
> > Yes - by adding a module or using the auth_anon module. But this really
> > should be cleaned up :-) and result in a credentials or facts listing
> > passed around with the request - rather than those easily forged headers
> > we add now internally (and the breakage when you do an internal
redirect).
> 
> I tried to use the mod_authn_anon module, but it insisted on asking the
> browser for the username (and thus a pointless login screen pops up on the
> browser), rather than reading the username as populated by FakeBasicAuth.
> It looks like FakeBasicAuth is either not doing anything, or is doing what
> it does too late in the process to be effective.

It would be interesting, why. While looking at the code, it should work,
theoretically. Does the error log say anything?

nd

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