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E.5. Authentication and Authorization

mod_ auth_nis

This module authenticates against an NIS database.

Author

Dirk-Willem van Gulik, Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it

mod_auth_cookie

This module translates an HTTP cookie into a Basic authentication header for use with any Basic authentication handler.

Author

Vivek Khera, vivek@khera.org

mod_auth_cookie_mysql

This module authenticates users based on a cookie value, which is matched against the contents of a MySQL database.

Author

Mark-Jason Dominus, mjd-mac_mysql@plover.com

mod_auth_cookie_file

This module implements HTTP cookie-based authentication against a .htpasswd-like file.

Author

Dirk-Willem van Gulik, Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it

mod_auth_cookie_msql

This module implements HTTP cookie-based authentication against an mSQL database.

Author

Dirk-Willem van Gulik, Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it

mod_auth_dce

This module implements authentication against a DCE (Distributed Computing Environment) registry and provides DFS (Distributed File System) based access control.

Author

Paul Henson, henson@acm.org

mod_auth_external

This module authenticates against a user-provided function or external program.

Authors

Nathan Neulinger, nneul@umr.edu

Tyler Allison, allison@mail.arc.nasa.gov

mod_auth_inst

This module provides instant password authentication for "dummy" users.

Author

Clifford Wolf, apache@clifford.at

mod_auth_kerb

This module implements Kerberos authentication via Basic authentication or Kerberos mutual authentication when using a kerberized client. ...

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