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From "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHO...@novell.com>
Subject Re: Clarification in /mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html: authorization
Date Tue, 23 Jan 2007 15:32:58 GMT
>>> On 1/22/2007 at 2:50 PM, in message
<839aec700701221350h30e84eb2kd569af5e3d67d223@mail.gmail.com>, "Darren Spruell"
<phatbuckett@gmail.com> wrote:
> I wanted to propose a point of clarification to the documentation
> surrounding the authorization phase described under "Apache Module
> mod_authnz_ldap" at
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html;
> documentation for the 2.3 version appears to be the same WRT this
> item.
> 
> The section "The Authorization Phase" contains this statement:
> 
> "Other Require values may also be used which may require loading
> additional authorization modules."
> 
> I think this could be improved by extending it some:
> 
> "Other Require values may also be used which may require loading
> additional authorization modules. Note that if you use a Require value
> from another authorization module, you will have to ensure that
> AuthzLDAPAuthoritative is set to Off to allow the authorization to
> fall back to the module providing the alternate Require value."
> 
> Afterward, it might be beneficial to illustrate this with an addition
> to the Examples which follow.
> 
> If there's a negative reaction to this proposal it may be because the
> operation is obvious to the astute reader. I for one spent the better
> part of 4 hours trying to diagnose this issue and would benefit from
> it being spelled out.
> 
> Regards,


Good idea.  Can you submit a patch to the doc?

Brad

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