Samba, Apache, & NT
Chemolli Francesco (USI)
ChemolliF at GruppoCredit.it
Mon Jun 26 14:53:30 GMT 2000
> > I am in need of authenticating a webpage hosted by Apache
> to an NT domain.
> > Apache is on a linux system running Samba 2.0.6. Is there
> anything that
> > allows Apache to communicate with Samba for authentication purposes?
> > Ben
> There are two methods:
> 1. look in the CPAN archives for SMB-authentication
> for Apache
> (Apache-AuthenSmb-0.60). This is a mod_perl module.
> You also need the
> mod_perl module and the Authen-Smb perl module to operate it.
Be careful if you allow the guest user. Authen::SMB 0.91 doesn't make any
between logged-in-as-guest and correctly-logged-in.
I have a patch to add that behavior (already sent to the maintainer, but I
heard from him since).
> 2. also in CPAN: mod_ntlm: a Apache module for automatic
> authentication from IE. I haven't tried this one and
> I'm not sure how
> it works. It looks like it needs to have a special
> (security) setting
> in IE to make it work.
I couldn't find it. Could you point me in the right direction?
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