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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] HTML Form instead of browser prompt for authentication?
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 13:22:42 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Neu [mailto:peter.neu@gmx.net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 3:11 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: AW: [users@httpd] HTML Form instead of browser 
> prompt for authentication?
> 
> Hello Owen,
> 
> the apache is only a proxy meant for authentication. I simply 
> forward all
> requests to a tomcat server. Natural answer would be why 
> don't configure
> authentication there? That's because somebody needed ip based 
> authentication
> (x)or password authentication. This is nuts, I know but It's 
> the scenario.
> So I just need the authentication - programming something in PHP
> or CGI makes everything more complicated.

Then stick with Basic Auth. The only problem is an esthetic one...

Re-read my previous post - you have only two possibilities; basic auth
(hence ugly browser prompts) or server-sided session handling (hence
programming).

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
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> 
> Cheers,
> Pete 
> 
> 
> 
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