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Re: Setting up Apache2 with mod_perl and Apache2::AuthCookieLDAP
- From: Andrew DeFaria <Andrew at DeFaria dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 07 May 2014 19:39:40 -0700
- Subject: Re: Setting up Apache2 with mod_perl and Apache2::AuthCookieLDAP
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On 5/7/2014 5:12 PM, Warren Young wrote:
On 5/6/2014 11:42, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
Adefaria-lt:cygrunsrv -I httpd2 -d 'CYGWIN Apache2' -p
This may be your problem.
While poking around in /usr/sbin, I found httpd2-config, which is 167
lines long, so it must be doing something fairly clever.
I tried it, and Cygwin Apache is running as a service on my box now.
Actually it's not that clever but it does install the service. My
problem was slightly different. See
I still think you're begging for trouble by building new software on top
of mod_perl in 2014, though. :)
I'm tempted to say: "I'm a consultant and trouble rarely follows me" ;-)
however I am also a professional. Still I do what my client asks me to
do. The client didn't even ask me to use mod_perl! In fact they don't
use it but wanted to start (that's how far behind they are(?)).
I don't even understand why I need mod_perl at all... I just want to
authenticate via LDAP to the Active Directory domain server. I set up
the basic authentication using LDAP/Active Directory authentication but
the boss is saying he'd like it make it more convenient for the
restart their browser. I looked up about authentication and cookies and
that led me to Apache2::AuthCookieLDAP, which is pulling in the whole
... You're in a twisty maze of dependencies, all different...
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