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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 'require' keyword
Date Wed, 02 Sep 2009 13:49:13 GMT
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Melanie
Pfefer<> wrote:
> Hi
>  I have ldap integrated with apache
>  what's the difference between require valid-user and require user
>  Why when I have require valid-user, no authentication is required

"user" is followed by a specific user or users, who have to match the
specific username that was successfully authenticated.
"valid-user" means any username that had been successfully authenticated.

Eric Covener

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