Re: [htdig] Indexing Restricted Pages


Subject: Re: [htdig] Indexing Restricted Pages
From: Douglas Kline (kline@head-cfa.harvard.edu)
Date: Thu Dec 21 2000 - 15:13:31 PST


Thanks for your information. We are looking into the things you have
mentioned.

Doug Kline

> You can allow access without a password from a given IP address or
> host name(s), while requiring a password from everywhere else.
>
> This is what "satisfy any" (previously mentioned by someone else)
> is for; it allows access when either of two authentication
> methods (specified with both "allow" and "require") succeeds.
>
> Another example (from something I used to restrict an entire virtual host;
> you can put similar stuff in <Location> <Directory> or
> in a .htaccess file.)
>
> <Location / >
> order deny,allow
> deny from all
> allow from host.example.com
> AuthType Basic
> AuthUserFile /opt/local/httpd/passwords/proto-htpass
> AuthName "Restricted Pages"
> require valid-user
> satisfy any
> </Location>
>
> The Apache server, has no good way to know what requests come from
> "one username" or "just the htdig process". Apache authetication

========
Douglas Kline
kline@head-cfa.harvard.edu

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