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From Sivaraman V <avns...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] design of authentication pages in http server
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:38:12 GMT



Tom Evans-3 wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Sivaraman V <avnsiva@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> I am trying to create a java web application in which the authentication
>> part should be handled purely by apache http server.
>>
>> On opening the front page of the application, the content should be
>> served
>> from the http server which should have a form for accepting username and
>> password.
>>
>> The http server should have a connection the LDAP server on which the
>> user
>> is authenticated against the password.
>>
>> If the authentication is successful, then the URL is redirected to access
>> the target servlet on the java application server(JBoss).
>>
>> Please advice on how to get the authentication functionality implemented
>> in
>> apache http server.
>>
>> My intention is that the java web appllication in JBOSS will only
>> implement
>> the business functionalites whereas tasks like authentication should be
>> offloaded to apache http server.
> 
> You can do this with httpd 2.4 series, using mod_auth_form and
> mod_authnz_ldap.
> 
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/mod/mod_auth_form.html#authformprovider
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Tom
> 
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Hi,

Thanks for the link...ll try this and post the update..

SIva

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