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From Jeff Dyke <jeff.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to collect username from http header ?
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:39:13 GMT
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 8:24 AM, J. Bakshi <joydeep@infoservices.in> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:44:04 +0530
> "J. Bakshi" <joydeep@infoservices.in> wrote:
>
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I have a git setup where user can authenticate via https based on htpasswd authentication.
>> I need some more fine tuning ; hence I like to know the username for the specific
connection.
>> Say user1 has authenticated successfully, and I like to compare his ACL based on
another file.
>> How can I know the connection using username as user1 ?
>> Could anyone give me any clue how to do that ?
>>
>> Thanks
>
> IS it "RequestHeader set X-Auth-User"  ?
>
> If yes, then what module should I install ?
>
> Thanks
if they are authenticated via htpasswd via BasicAuth or similar, it
should be available to you as "REMOTE_USER" with no additional modules
installed.  Though accessing it will be different for different
languages.
>
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