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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Enable/Disable .htaccess' require valid-user with env vars
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2005 01:13:53 GMT
On 10/22/05, Dan Trainor <> wrote:
> Hello, all -
> I'm looking for a way to disable Apache's ability to secure a directory
> using the .htaccess method of 'require valid-user'.
> Would it be possible to enable/disable this functionality based on an
> enviornment variable, for a specific user?  I'm not terribly keen on
> Apache's conditional syntax, but I've seen directives for "Ifmodule" in
> the past, and I'm wondering if the same style of syntax can be used to
> surround a 'require valid-user' directive in Apache, to enable-disable
> it for specific users, on the fly.

This question doesn't make any sense to me.  "Require valid-user"
means require an authenticated user.  How could you disable that for a
specific user without first authenticating to find out who the user

Can you explain a little more clearly what you are trying to do?


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