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From SAQIB <sa...@seagate.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Multiple auth sources
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2003 18:25:55 GMT
Hello Mike,

I dont think this is possible. Even if it was it would be a security
issues. A long while back I was looking into this, but didnt pursue due to
possible security issues.

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On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, Mike Diehl (Encrypted email prefer red) wrote:

> Hi all.
>
> I have an Apache server which is currently authenticating users via
> Mod_Auth_SMB.  This has been working wonderfully.  The Corportate server
> people maintain the userlist on the NT domain and I am able to authenticate
> my users against that list.
>
> But now my customer requirements have changed...
>
> Now they want to authenticate the website as before, but with one addition.
> There is a section of the webspace that they want to authenticate against a
> TACACS server.  But, if the TACACS server is unreachable, they want to use
> the NT Domain and a user-list to authenticat and authorize access to this
> section.
>
> For example:
>
> If someone wants to get to the regular locations on the werver, they use their
> NT domain username and password and they are in.  My logs show who went were.
>
> If someone want to access the special locations on the server, they will have
> to use their TACACS username and password.  But, if the TACACS server is
> down, then the will use their NT domain username and password and get in only
> if their username is on a list, which I will have to maintain.
>
> Can this be done?
>
> If so, can you point me in the right direction?
>
> Thanx,
> Mike Diehl.
>
>
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