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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Feature Request: dav_fs impersonation
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2005 19:24:28 GMT
Phillip Susi wrote:
> I would like to set up a shared file server using apache and mod_dav_fs 
> to share files with windows and linux clients using the dav protocol 
> over an SSL connection that is authenticated using client certificates. 
>  The one thing it seems I can not do is get apache to impersonate the 
> user when accessing the filesystem so that the user will be using their 
> permissions to access the filesystem and not 'www-data'.


Of course, it's not in a usable state at the moment, and doesn't do what
you are asking, but certainly could be modified to dispatch per-request
to a user-by-auth rather than a user-by-vhost.


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