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pubcookie authentication [message #24255] Thu, 21 April 2005 07:31 Go to next message
biteme is currently offline  biteme   Ireland
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hi,

just wondering how i would go about modding the auth system to work the way i want it

I want to use fudforum to act as a web interface for a private nntp server which is currently accessed from a shell client on the same unix box. so i need a way of modding the auth system in fudforum so that the users allowed to log onto the unix box can log into fudforum and use it as a web front end for the nntp server. pubcookie is set up to authenticate with ldap which means users can log into the server and the environment varible REMOTE_USER is given the value of the username

Anyone have any idea's how'd i go about modding the auth system to allow for this kind of system??

thanks
dave
Re: pubcookie authentication [message #24261 is a reply to message #24255] Thu, 21 April 2005 09:48 Go to previous message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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Simplest mechanism would be to deny anonymous users access to the forum. And then have a periodic cronjob add new ldap add (and remove no longer used ones) users to the forum. That way you can avoid having to modify any of the forum's source code.

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