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Re: Issue with NGINX as reverse proxy with basic auth in front of Apache with basic auth

September 02, 2011 02:09AM
Hello Maxim

Maxim Dounin Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> Hello!
>
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 10:19:57AM -0400,
> ssaravalli wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> > So, is there a way to tell NGINX to manage only
> the first authentication
> > level and when the user provides
> username/password (LDAP) for the
> > backend web app, these credentials must be
> managed by the backend web
> > server?
>
> There is no levels of authentication possible in
> HTTP
> authentication.
>
> More strictly, there are two levels: proxy and
> client. The
> proxy level is reserved to working with proxies,
> and it's not
> generally possible to use it anywhere else
> (additionally, I
> believe it's not supported by majority of
> software).
>
> Please refer to RFC 2616 and RFC 2617 for more
> details.

ok, trank you

> > Another solution may be to keep on the backend
> the LDAP auth and on the
> > frontend (NGINX) a form based authentication?
>
> This should work.
>

I'll try with this solution. Thank you for your reply!
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Issue with NGINX as reverse proxy with basic auth in front of Apache with basic auth

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Re: Issue with NGINX as reverse proxy with basic auth in front of Apache with basic auth

ssaravalli September 01, 2011 10:19AM

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Maxim Dounin September 01, 2011 10:52AM

Re: Issue with NGINX as reverse proxy with basic auth in front of Apache with basic auth

ssaravalli September 02, 2011 02:09AM



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