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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to apply auth/authzn to regex paths rather than <Directory>s
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2007 13:22:59 GMT
On 6/26/07, jallen <john_h_allen@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Access to the this URL should just be passed on to ajp13 worker and thus the
> external Tomcat application to handle:
>
> http://repository.example.com/com/foo/bar/readme.txt
>
> Where as these URLs should be challenged by Apache authnz before being
> passed onto ajp and Tomcat
>
> http://repository.example.com/com/foo/private-readme.txt
> http://repository.example.com/com/foo/secret/also-private.txt
>
>
>
> Is this possible?

Use a <Location> section, which works based on URL-paths and not
filesystem-paths.

But be careful to consider how tomcat will canonicalize requests.
<Location> matches exact paths so you need to make sure that tomcat
won't match more than one url-path to the same file.

Joshua.

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