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Re: Setting up Apache2 with mod_perl and Apache2::AuthCookieLDAP
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Andrew DeFaria <Andrew at DeFaria dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 16:37:59 +0400
- Subject: Re: Setting up Apache2 with mod_perl and Apache2::AuthCookieLDAP
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Greetings, Andrew DeFaria!
>> 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
> mod_perl thing...
Native Apache + mod_sspi (transparent authentication for browsers supporting
NTLM web auth).
Don't know, in which state of things it is ATM, but that's what I was using
back in the days of Windows server.
> ... You're in a twisty maze of dependencies, all different...
If you clearly state, what you actually want to do, the answer usually float
to the top.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 10.05.2014, <16:35>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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