oberry at trilug.org
Thu Jul 14 09:32:32 EDT 2005
Are you maybe thinking of Apache::AuthCookieDBI? This is a Perl module.
On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 09:06:31AM -0400, Brian Henning wrote:
> Hi List,
> From a previous employment, I recall an apache module (I think)
> called mod_auth_pl, or mod_auth_perl, or some such. I also remember the
> website I was working on for that job having a login widget on the page
> that took the place of the default browser pop-up authentication dialog,
> but still managed (iirc) to interact with the apache authentication
> model (i.e. I don't remember there being any fancy footwork other than
> .htaccess files to control access, still used Basic auth, but used the
> page's widget instead of the browser's pop-up).
> I really want to do that for some web pages here. Have a default login
> page, instead of having the browser pop up the auth dialog. Am I
> remembering poorly, or is that easy to do? I still want my PHP scripts
> to be able to use things like $_SERVER["REMOTE_USER"] and such.
> Thanks for the advice, folks!
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