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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache mod_dav alternatives?
Date Mon, 23 May 2016 00:34:59 GMT
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Bjoern,

On 5/21/16 5:08 PM, Bjoern Voigt wrote:
> I am using Apache as a web and proxy server, but I am unhappy with 
> Apache as a WebDAV file server.
> 
> I am missing a good file permission or ACL configuration in Apache
> mod_dav.
> 
> My wishlist:
> 
> * "good/flexible" permission control (important) * stable and
> secure (important) * Apache >= 2.4 based or an Apache alternative
> (important) * permission control delegable to some users (nice to
> have) * compatibility with Samba and local users (nice to have)
> 
> The Apache path-based access control with directives like
> 
> <Directory "/home/dav/user1"> <LimitExcept PROPFIND OPTIONS> 
> require user user1 </LimitExcept>
> 
> <Limit PROPFIND OPTIONS> require group allusers </Limit> 
> </Directory>
> 
> is inflexible, even in small user groups.
> 
> Do you know good alternatives? (Please do not suggest Apache < 2.4
> alternatives. Some good projects have stopped development and are
> incompatible with Apache 2.4. Apache alternatives are welcome
> too.)

mod_dav + mod_auth_ldap + LDAP server?

We use this internally and have scripts to take a somewhat simple
permission-configuration (e.g. /foo can be read by group foo and
writable by group foowriters) and produce httpd.conf-style files with
<Directory>, <Location>, etc. directives for those rules.

- -chris
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