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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Chroot webdav per user
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:17:08 GMT
Hi Jukka,

 the idea was to let the user only see his own mailboxes via webdav,
whithout the need for him to know the exactly path.

Bye,
Norman


2010/7/2 Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 2:59 PM, Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org> wrote:
>> is it somehow possible to chroot to a dynamic node when a user login
>> via webdav ?
>
> Not by default.
>
> The easiest first approach to add a feature like this would probably
> be to add a custom Filter (or even a mod_rewrite rule if you're
> working behind an httpd proxy) that takes the authenticated username
> and uses that to redirect rewrite the request path. That'll however
> not work with requests like PROPFIND or COPY where resource paths are
> included in other places than just the request URI.
>
> A more complete solution would probably need to be built into the
> WebDAV handling code in Jackrabbit. You may want to file a feature
> request for that.
>
> On the other hand, is there a reason why you wouldn't want the
> per-user path included in the URI? Think of a normal Unix file system
> where all user homes are at /home/$user instead of at /, and access
> controls are used to manage read and write access to different parts
> of the system.
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>

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