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Re: Authentication

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 16:32:17 +0200 (MET DST)
To: ANU <sanu@teil.soft.net>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.9907291629230.11686-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Wed, 28 Jul 1999, ANU wrote:

> 
> hello,
> 
> I have a Jigsaw 2.0.2 server installed in my machine. I wish set
> authentication feature in my server. I tried to set authentication to my
> server using  the Authentication tutorial available in Jigsaw
> documentation.
> 
> On getting the JigAdmin window I noticed that the http - server tree did
> not have a branch called "space" instead there was "doc-space". Also I
> was unable to find "protected" leaf in the "doc-space" branch.

Yes, on recent releases, space has been replaced by doc_space.
Also, if you are using jigadmin v2, you should take a look at
http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/Doc/User/JigAdmin/realms.html

The "protected" node was just an example of a protected directory
(authentication can be done on each resource, the containers are a
special case as they protect also their children)
So if you want to protect the whole server, just put the GenericAuthFilter
on the root resource of the server.
Regards,

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Received on Thursday, 29 July 1999 10:35:25 GMT

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