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From Mario Brandt <jbl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_authz_dbm
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:19:03 GMT
On 5 July 2016 at 20:42, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
> Unfortunately, dbmmanage isn't available to the majority of our users,
> due to decisions made at the packaging/distro level. (See my comment
> earlier. See also
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/e1aaf09a66c2ecbbbfd8da818aa243d06a260993fda2344f81c2adb7@%3Cdev.httpd.apache.org%3E
> )
>
> So I'm still left with questions as to how to create these DBM group
> files, in the absence of dbmmanage.

That should be done by the distro maintainer.
However, since it is a DB2 file it shoud be possible to edit that file
with other tools.

> The docs talk about two different ways you can handle these files. One
> is to put a list of groups in the user database, in the comment field.
> That's all well and good, but it does mean that you must know the
> password of the user before you can edit their group list, which seems
> suboptimal.

I found a tutorial page for it.
http://howtolamp.com/lamp/httpd/2.4/securing/auth-basic-dbm/

Good luck!

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