>>>>> "JPL" == John P Looney <john at antefacto.com> writes:
>> can I set up apache to recognise users?
JPL> I'm not 100% as to what you are looking for, but I suspect
JPL> that SUEXEC is what you are looking for. This will get apache
JPL> to run cgi scripts as various users (usually as the owner of
JPL> said script).
If he just wants to restrict access to content based on username and
password, I believe mod_auth (and variations thereof; check out the
modules list in your Apache docs) is the one to look at.
Gar! I said "content"!
///////////////// | | The spark of a pin
<sneakums at zork.net> | left blank. | dropping, falling feather-like.
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ | | There is too much noise.
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!