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From Brian Mearns <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SSL-cert based User-Auth
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:46:39 GMT
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Andre Hübner <> wrote:
> Hello,
> today i heared of this topic of authenticating users by their client certs.
> ( I think establishing ssl-connect with mysql works like this)
> Can this be done with apache or additional moduls? I do not really know how
> to search for links to this topic.
> I already use classical SSL, server is sending his public key using one
> separate IP to CLient to establish SSL.
> But this should work the other way. Client is authenticating at Server with
> former created public cert.
> Does anybody knows some links/tutorials to get more information?
> Thanks,
> Andre

You can certainly do it with Apache and mod_ssl. Take a look here
and come back with any questions you have.

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