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From Doug Bell <d...@plainblack.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Digest authentication not working on default Apache installation on Slackware 12.1
Date Mon, 08 Jun 2009 20:21:29 GMT
On Jun 8, 2009, at 2:59 PM, Stuart P. Bentley wrote:

> After checking the error log, it seems that realm does, in fact,  
> matter: it has to be the same as the AuthName. This should be  
> documented somewhere.
>

Ah, yes. AuthName in the apache config is also known as "Realm" to the  
HTTP protocol. The docs for AuthName say: "This directive sets the  
name of the authorization realm for a directory."

> "Doug Bell" <doug@plainblack.com> wrote in message news:424510AF-0ACC-4A39-B3F5-7D0559868CDD@plainblack.com

> ...
>> On Jun 7, 2009, at 7:12 AM, Stuart P. Bentley wrote:
>>
>>> Why is this httpd.conf code working:
>>>
>>> <Location /repo>
>>>  DAV svn
>>>  SVNPath /srv/repo
>>>
>>>  AuthType Basic
>>>  AuthName "NONE SHALL PASS"
>>>  AuthDigestDomain /repo
>>>  AuthUserFile /srv/auth/svn-auth-basic-file
>>>  #AuthUserFile /srv/auth/svn-auth-digest
>>>
>>>  Require valid-user
>>>  #Allow users of a certain authentication level read-only access
>>>  AuthzSVNAccessFile /srv/auth/svn-access-file
>>>
>>>  #WebDAV accessibility settings
>>>  SVNAutoversioning on
>>>  ModMimeUsePathInfo on
>>> </Location>
>>>
>>
>> What do you mean by working? What exactly is it doing correctly  
>> ( in other words, what do you want to do?)
>>
>>>
>>> but this isn't?
>>>
>>> <Location /repo>
>>>  DAV svn
>>>  SVNPath /srv/repo
>>>
>>>  AuthType Digest
>>>  AuthName "NONE SHALL PASS"
>>>  AuthDigestDomain /repo
>>>  #AuthUserFile /srv/auth/svn-auth-basic-file
>>>  AuthUserFile /srv/auth/svn-auth-digest
>>>
>>>  Require valid-user
>>>  #Allow users of a certain authentication level read-only access
>>>  AuthzSVNAccessFile /srv/auth/svn-access-file
>>>
>>>  #WebDAV accessibility settings
>>>  SVNAutoversioning on
>>>  ModMimeUsePathInfo on
>>> </Location>
>>
>> What do you mean by isn't working? What is it really doing?
>>
>>>
>>> Could my digest file be bad?
>>
>> Did you create it using htpasswd?
>>
>>> Is there a rule for what to put in for realm?
>>
>> No, it's just a string.
>>
>> Also, what is in the error log?
>>
>> Doug Bell -- Senior Developer, Plain Black Corp.
>> [ http://plainblack.com ]
>>
>>
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