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From Patrick Donker <list-acco...@webpagina.nu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to make a login form [OT]
Date Thu, 14 Oct 2004 20:47:25 GMT
Mark McCulligh wrote:

> Patrick Donker wrote:
> 
>> Wagner, Aaron wrote:
>>
>>> there are a lot of Mod_auth_??? modules for just about any backend 
>>> DB.  But they still use the login prompt window.  The only web page 
>>> based auth is by using cookies on a custom written page.
>>>
>>> aaron
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Patrick Donker [mailto:list-account@webpagina.nu]
>>>> Sent: October 14, 2004 16:17
>>>> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] How to make a login form [OT]
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Joshua Slive wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 22:08:50 +0200, Patrick Donker
>>>>> <list-account@webpagina.nu> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>> And, in fact, it is impossible to use a web form to get credentials
>>>>>>> for basic auth.  If you want to use a web form, you'll need to
role
>>>>>>> your own auth and sessions using, for example, cookies.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes I know that a login prompt is generated automatically, 
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> but I want to
>>>>
>>>>>> do it from within my root index.html
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> As I said, this is impossible with HTTP basic auth.
>>>>>
>>>>> Joshua.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> And using mod_auth_digest?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Ok then, any recources for simple scripts? I really want to stay with 
>> .htaccess without the standard login popup...
>>
> 
> You can build a custom login in PHP that works with HTTP basic auth. I
> have not done it yet myself as I do logins with a database, but know you
> can feed in authuser and authpassword to apache through PHP.  There use
> your .htaccess user file.
> 
> Mark.

Thats exactly why I started this thread; I have no php programming 
knowledge, so I am looking for a demoscript or something generic ready-made

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