[OpenAFS] Help enabling AFS authentication via Apache (on Linux)

Paul Blackburn mpb@est.ibm.com
Tue, 21 Jan 2003 19:51:29 +0000

Neulinger, Nathan wrote:

>Clarify... authenticated access to afs directories? 'basic auth' for
>.htaccess? or something else? w/ or w/o krb5?
OK, let's see if this clarifies:

a) user browses to https://afswebserver.domain.whatever/
b) user is prompted for a AFS login name and password
    (afswebserver  is a client of AFS cell "/afs/domain.whatever/")
c) user's webserver connection then has authentication to access his/her 
AFS filespace.
    Webserver shows a "directory listing" of /afs/domain.whatever/.
d) user is then able to navigate through the directory listing and 

In addition, other people may connect and authenticate to the same
web server concurrently and have their own separate authentication (PAG).

I don't think it should matter if the cell uses default AFS kerberos or 
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