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From Wael Hassan <wael...@hotmail.com>
Subject mod_auth-any/4613: The Authentication Modules does not seem to find the database file
Date Sun, 20 Jun 1999 02:37:27 GMT

>Number:         4613
>Category:       mod_auth-any
>Synopsis:       The Authentication Modules does not seem to find the database file
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jun 19 19:40:01 PDT 1999
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     wael007@hotmail.com
>Organization:
apache
>Release:        1.3.6
>Environment:
OSF1 discrete V4.0 564 alpha
Server version: Apache/1.3.6 (Unix)
Server built:   Jun 19 1999 10:10:50
>Description:
This is the log from the error log il Apache/logs

[Sat Jun 19 22:27:31 1999] [error] [client 132.205.45.7] (2)No such file or directory: could
not open dbm auth file: /mnt/discrete2/bioinfo/Users/users
[Sat Jun 19 22:27:31 1999] [error] [client 132.205.45.7] DBM user wael not found: /mnt/discrete2/bioinfo/wael/www

This is a part of the httpd.conf file
.....
AuthType Basic
AuthName "Bio Info"
AuthDBMUserFile "/mnt/discrete2/bioinfo/Users/users"
AuthDBMGroupFile "/mnt/discrete2/bioinfo/Users/groups"
require valid-user
......

It is not able to see the file , yet the file exist, it was created
and there is a full permissnion on it
drwx------   2 wael     bioinfo      512 Jun 19 22:24 .
drwxr-xr-x  13 wael     bioinfo      512 Jun 19 22:24 ..
-rwxrwxrwx   1 wael     bioinfo    32768 Jun 19 22:24 groups
-rwxrwxrwx   1 wael     bioinfo    32768 Jun 19 22:24 users
discrete.wael > pwd
/mnt/discrete2/bioinfo/wael/Apache/Users

Thanks
Wael
>How-To-Repeat:
Install apache onthe same platform try to 
create an authentication system using dbmmanage
it wont work
>Fix:
It is either the dbmopen file that is not working
of the call from apache that is not working
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