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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] question about Apache
Date Tue, 19 Nov 2002 15:41:48 GMT
On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, Peng Annie wrote:
> The Apache2 is behind NETEGRITY firewall, NETEGRITY is taking care of
> the user authentication, after the checking, NETEGRITY put a HTTP header
> which called HTTP_SM_USER. Under Apache2's document room, there is a
> secret directory (for example $Apache_Document_Root/secretDir/) , which
> is only accessable by one user (for example this username is admin, it
> means HTTP_SM_USER=admin). What do I have to do with this security
> checking?

See mod_setenvif or mod_rewrite.

In the first case, it will look something like:

SetEnvIf SM-USER ^admin$ got_admin
Order deny,allow
deny from all
allow from env=got_admin

I'm assuming that the real name of the HTTP header is SM-USER.


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