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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: authz: file-group ugliness
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2005 15:47:31 GMT
Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
>>AuthOrder user group dbm-group which specifies an order of authz checks,
>>and makes the last one 'authoritative' in terms of the old logic.
>>Of course that still leaves file-group looking lonely.  Maybe what that
>>wants is a provider from authz_[file|dbm|dbd|ldap|etc] ?
> Or go back to this naming concept floating at one point:
> 	require group ldap:foo
> which solves this class of problems (but kills the failover part; i.e.
> getting a group check done in ldap if possible; but fall trough to
> htpasswd if all is down).

Or not... why not

   require group ldap:foo dbm:bar bash

where bash would be a match against any provider, while foo would be specific
to ldap, and bar would be specific to dbm?

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