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From Nick Owen <owen.n...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] authentication question
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 15:21:06 GMT
On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Ross Boylan <ross@biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Suppose I have apache running in front of a web application and
> subversion.
>
> I am thinking of a scenario in which the web application provides a
> login page.  However, the user may also browse to web pages served by
> subversion.
>
> Is there a way that my app can have someone log in and then pass the
> identity and authentication "up" to appache?  In particular, I'd want
> this authentication used if the user browsed over to the subversion
> repository.
>
> I'm assume a common source, e.g., LDAP, will provide user and password
> information that is the same for my app and apache.
>
> A final wrinkle is that the application itself may access subversion via
> http:// (https?) using either the identity of the user or, perhaps, a
> separate identity the application runs under.

Have you investigated single sign-on solutions such as CAS and OpenSSO?

-- 
Nick Owen
WiKID Systems, Inc.
404.962.8983
http://www.wikidsystems.com
Commercial/Open Source Two-Factor Authentication

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