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Is there any way to have the server query another program with the authentication information passed by the client?

Jun 16th, 2000 16:36
unknown unknown, Marco Steinacher, http://www.php.net/manual/html/features.http-auth.html


I seem to remember a module called mod_auth_external on
 http://modules.apache.org/ that does this.
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You could process the authentication information with a PHP-Script if 
PHP is aviable. This script could also query an external program with 
the authentication information.
Check out the PHP-auth. documentation (see Sources) if you're 
interested.