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From Marcus Yu <...@tuckerenergy.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Use own login page possible?
Date Fri, 29 Sep 2006 21:13:33 GMT
Thanks Owen, I will try PHP session.

Marcus

Boyle Owen wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Marcus Yu [mailto:myu@tuckerenergy.com] 
>>Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 10:41 PM
>>To: users@httpd.apache.org
>>Subject: [users@httpd] Use own login page possible?
>>
>>Hello,
>>
>>My site uses Apache 2.0.53, PHP 4.3.11 and MySQL 5.0.18 on 
>>Fedora Core 3. The .htaccess file is used to control access. 
>>There is a default 
>>user name, password login page for signing in to Apache 
>>server. Through that, PHP_AUTH_USER and PHP_AUTH_PW will be 
>>set. Is that possible 
>>I use my own php login page and set PHP_AUTH_USER and 
>>PHP_AUTH_PW, get rig of the default login page?
> 
> 
> By "default login page" do you mean the pop-up pawword challenge in the
> client browser? If so, you might be asking the same question as is
> discussed on this thread:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=apache-httpd-users&m=115934803326481&w=2
> .
> 
> However, since you are using PHP to do session-handling, you don't need
> to use basic auth at all. You just make  a form (ie, the login page)
> that returns a cookie when authenticated, then the user can only access
> the content when he presents the cookie.
> 
> The details of the implementation are PHP-specific and have nothing to
> do with apache, so I would switch over to a PHP forum if you want to go
> that way.
> 
> Rgds,
> Owen Boyle
> Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 
> 
> 
>>Thanks,
>>
>>Marcus
>>
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