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Re: nginx http auth module query

António P. P. Almeida
February 16, 2012 11:02PM
On 17 Fev 2012 03h49 WET, nginx-forum@nginx.us wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have the following use case -
>
> I have nginx running at port 80 and a php hiphop server running at
> 4247. I want to achieve the following configuration -
>
> Whenever a request is received at nginx port 80, it should be sent
> to some auth_url (say auth.php) and if it is authorized then it
> should be forwarded/proxied to hiphop server running at 4247. If not
> some error page should be thrown.
>
> I was looking through ngx_http_auth_request_module and other inbuilt
> modules. But I have the following doubts -
>
> 1) What could the possible config look like where both
> ngx_http_auth_request_module and proxy_pass are included?
> 2) For my auth.php, what should it return true/false or something
> else?
>
> Thanks,
> Karan

Schematically:

location /index.php {
error_page 401 403 /not_authorized.html;
auth_request /auth.php;
proxy_pass http://hiphop:4247;
}

location = /auth.php {
# FCGI stuff or whatever PHP CGI you're using.

# auth.php should return 401 or 403 when auth process fails, return
# 200 otherwise
}

--- appa

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nginx http auth module query

karanj February 16, 2012 10:49PM

Re: nginx http auth module query

António P. P. Almeida February 16, 2012 11:02PM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 16, 2012 11:08PM

Re: nginx http auth module query

António P. P. Almeida February 16, 2012 11:30PM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 17, 2012 03:53AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 17, 2012 03:57AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

Maxim Dounin February 17, 2012 06:28AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 17, 2012 08:30AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 17, 2012 08:38AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

Maxim Dounin February 17, 2012 09:20AM

Re: nginx http auth module query

karanj February 17, 2012 10:31AM



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