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From Sean Neeley <sean.nee...@producepro.com>
Subject Re: A web based terminal emulator as an Apache module?
Date Fri, 09 Jan 2015 19:37:07 GMT
This is similar to what I need to build.  Do you happen to know if it the
ssh part is open source and if it was implemented using an apache module?

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Vikram Tiwari <vikramtheone1@gmail.com>
wrote:

> One example is Google's implementation of SSH client to login into their
> Google Cloud's Compute instances. It uses GA based cookies for the
> authentication.
>
> Thanks and Regards!
> ____________
> Vikram Tiwari <https://google.com/+VikramTiwari>
>
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 11:07 PM, Joe Lewis <jlewis@silverhawk.net> wrote:
>
> > Here is a good example thread :
> >
> >
> >
> http://grokbase.com/t/apache/modules-dev/11bp9bhxr5/basic-example-shared-memory-code
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 10:35 AM, Joe Lewis <jlewis@silverhawk.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > > It is definitely possible to share information - see the apr_shm_*
> > > functions (or check the history on this list for shared memory).  Eash
> > POST
> > > request is considered a separate event, and is processed as such, which
> > > means there is no state in the protocol itself (there is when you add
> > HTTP
> > > headers into the mix, such as "cookies").
> > >
> > > For what you are trying to do - I'd simply assume it's stateless, and
> > > design any modules to utilize shared memory.
> > >
> > > Joe
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 9:30 AM, Sean Neeley <
> sean.neeley@producepro.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >> I'm trying to determine if it is plausible to build an apache module
> > for a
> > >> web based terminal emulator.  I would be borrowing some of the code
> from
> > >> the ShellInaBox project:
> > >> https://code.google.com/p/shellinabox/
> > >> The code uses openpty() to create a new process operating in a
> > pseudo-tty.
> > >> The apache module would have to pass keyboard and display information
> > back
> > >> and forth from the client browser to the pseudo-tty in the module.
> > >>
> > >> It seems like with the pre-fork mpm, I cannot guarantee that the ajax
> > POST
> > >> requests will make it to the same module instance each time.  Are
> > modules
> > >> stateless?  Is it possible to share the pseudo-tty and hashmaps
> keeping
> > >> session information across all instances of my module?  Or is there
> > >> anything that can be added to the POST request to guarantee that it
> goes
> > >> to
> > >> a specific module instance?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks for the help.
> > >>
> > >> - Sean
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>



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