Re: [linux-392] Another stupid thing

From: Sean O.
Sent on: Sunday, February 1, 2009 12:53 PM
mod_auth_mysql needs to be basic so it can take the plaintext password
and turn around and give it to mysql.
mod_auth_krb, mod_auth_ldap, mod_auth_most-things­-with-a-backend also
need to be basic.

wrap the http session in ssl.

-s

On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Michele <[address removed]> wrote:
> I'm sorry for all these stupid posts.  I'm in the middle of a learning
> process.  It's always darkest before the dawn.
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> I see cookies are viewable and editable.
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> Does anyone know if any browsers allow the user to view and edit the request
> Authorization?
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> If I hack the mod_auth_digest file to include mysql, which I haven't
> verified is totally possible, yet, am I wasting my time.
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> Basic authorization isn't flexible enough.
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> What I want is to use AuthType in a secure fashion.
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> Does it work like that?
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> Is that stupid, too?
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> I'm not going to be using real Digest on my server, why does mod_auth_mysql
> have to be Basic?
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> Margaret
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