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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Multiple AAA providers
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2005 06:16:05 GMT
At 12:03 PM 3/6/2005, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 10:59:30PM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Ok, as Justin and I are in significant disagreement ... to summarize;
>> 
>> we (collectively) would like to see some mechanism for multiple
>> configurations of the same 'provider' (defined above).  There are
>> logically three places this can happen, so as a straw poll, would
>> those interested in *coding* auth schemas please vote (end users,
>> our choice will be transparent enough to you that we prefer the
>> developers to indicate their preferences.)
>> 
>> [ ] Implement in each provider (e.g. mod_authnz_ldap, mod_authn_file)
>>     Different <AuthLdapConfig xxx> <AuthFileConfig zzz> sections
>> 
>> [ ] Implement in each scheme (e.g. basic, digest)
>>     Different <AuthBasicConfig xxx> <AuthDigestConfig zzz> sections
>> 
>> [ ] Implement globally across schemes and providers
>>     Single <AuthConfig xxx> directive, but as it's not in the scheme
>>     which iterates the providers, control isn't as fine-grained.
>
>These choices overlook Brad's suggestion, which I still think is the best:
>
>  [ ] Implement across providers
>      Single <AuthProviderAlias real-provider-name alias> directive.

I did not overlook it.

What layer do you propose to code it at?



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