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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] strategies for authentication/authorization in a virtual hosting environment
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:55:24 GMT
On 19.02.08 08:10, Chris Stromsoe wrote:
> I'd like to be able offer basic authentication, with per-vhost user and 
> group files.  All user access to the filesystem is via ftp, chrooted to a 
> "home" directory, that lives inside a multi-level set of hashed 
> subdirectories.

We have the same conditions on our servers

> There doesn't appear to be any way using the included mod_auth* modules to 
> provide authentication and authorization access without also providing 
> details about the underlying filesystem.
> I'm looking for any strategies that don't involve providing the full 
> filesystem path to use in a .htaccess file.  Before I go trying to 
> reinvent the wheel, are there any out of tree modules that provide a 
> mapping interface, similar to mod_vhost_alias, for AuthUserFile and 
> AuthGroupFile?

I reopened the bug and set it for apache 2.2

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