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From Barry Scott <barry.sc...@onelan.co.uk>
Subject Re: mod_fcgid - cannot get authorizer process to be started
Date Tue, 29 Sep 2009 15:26:42 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 8:18 AM, Barry Scott <barry.scott@onelan.co.uk 
> <mailto:barry.scott@onelan.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     The mod_fcgid page says to ask on dev I assume that this is the
>     right place to ask.
>
>     I'm using mod_fcgid from svn with HTTPD 2.2.
>
>     I want to use a fast CGI authorizer to allow me to control access
>     based on my rules.
>     The authorizer needs to be a long running process - never exits.
>
>     I know that the fcgid code is noticing the directive because I can
>     change the filename
>     and see the error message from the sources.
>
>     But I'm at a lose as to the required to get this configuration to
>     actually call my code.
>     mod_fcgid is not starting up the authorizer process.
>
>     I have the following fcgid specific lines in my httpd.conf file:
>
>     ---- httpd.conf ----
>     ...
>     LoadModule fcgid_module modules/mod_fcgid.so
>     ...
>
>     Listen *:9000
>     <VirtualHost *:9000>
>      <Location />
>          Order allow,deny
>          Allow from all
>          AuthType Digest
>
>
> Did you really mean Digest authentication instead of Basic authentication?
>
> mod_fcgid only supports Basic, AFAICT.
>
>     /* Get the user password */
>     if ((res = ap_get_basic_auth_pw(r, &password)) != OK)
>         return res;
>

I don't want to be an authenticator, I want to be a authorizer.
Authorizer has no need of passwords right.

Barry



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