Gentoo Archives: gentoo-web-user

From: Henrik Gammelmark <lists@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-web-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-web-user] Apache2 linix authentication
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 14:12:12
Message-Id: 46B1E1DE.1040400@geemark.com
Hi all

I have an apache2 installation, and I would like to make use of http
basic authentication on a web folder.
The catch is that I do not want to use a htpasswd file, but rather I
want all users to log in using their linux system accounts.

Google has turned up a number of ways, that either do not work anymore
or are deemed a safety hazard, so therefore my question is what the
preferred way of doing this is?

Thank you very much in advance

/ Henrik
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