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From Brad <b...@javawork.co.uk>
Subject Re: WebDAV authentication
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:13:42 GMT
Angela,

thanks for your reply. Yeah, unfortunately the requirement is to have
no log in at all.

I'll look into how much work it is for us to customise this behaviour.
Thanks for your help.

Brad.

On Feb 19, 2008 3:56 PM, Angela Schreiber <anchela@day.com> wrote:
> hi brad
>
> > our use case for Jackrabbit WebDAV requires that the documents we are
> > storing be avalable without the user having to log in.
> >
> > From having an initial look round it looks as though we'd have to
> > alter some of the code to achieve this.
>
> if i get your requirement right: no.
>
> > Is it possible to remove the
> > log in requirement with just changes in configuration files?
>
> modify the config.xml present in the WEB-INF folder:
> - look for the 'Webdav' servlet configuration
> - uncomment 'missing-auth-mapping' param
> - add username/password pair for someone allowed to modify content.
>
> the default with jackrabbit-core is that any userId/pw pair is
> allowed to write.
> note however: you will never be promted for userid/pw if you
> have this option set.
>
> hope that helps
> angela
>

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