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Re: Security on the CERN server

From: Ton Verschuren <Ton.Verschuren@surfnet.nl>
Date: Mon, 22 May 1995 12:31:18 +0200
Message-Id: <9505221031.AA03062@www10.w3.org>
To: a.shenker@fml.co.uk
Cc: Multiple recipients of list <www-talk@www10.w3.org>
==> From: Adam Shenker

I think it's a bug (or feature ?-) in CERN httpd3.0: you can't use 
ACL's for user dirs (those URL's with a "~" or ~%7E").


Ton Verschuren - Network Development - SURFnet bv

> Dear All,
> I am having difficulties in setting password control on our server (CERN HTTP
> running on SUNOS 4.1.3_U1).
> I have followed the User Guide instructions in detail, and have tried
> setting up both the 'Embedded Protection setup in the Configuration File'
> and the 'ACL' Setup.
> With the Embedded protection, the server when initialised acknowledges that
> certain file areas have protection set for them, but when that area is
> accessed, the server (running in Verbose Mode) says that no protection has
> been set up.
> When using the ACL protection Methodology, all users are locked out of the
> area.
> Also, the User Guide only defines 'basic' as a legal 'AuthType' variable -
> what other possibilities are there?
> Has Anybody had similar problems to these? Does anybody know of any solutions
> Thanks,
> Adam
Received on Monday, 22 May 1995 06:32:27 UTC

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