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Re: access control

From: vinita <vinita@cs.mu.OZ.AU>
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2005 17:21:16 +1000
Message-ID: <42A004EC.8020706@cs.mu.oz.au>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>, www-validator@w3.org

HI Olivier
    Proxying is working at http://validator.w3.org/, but it doesn't work 
at my installed version (validator-0.6.7).
Do I need to enable any flag or do other setting for the proxying to work??

I don't see a password mismatch error in apache ssl error log file.


vinita wrote:

> olivier Thereaux wrote:
>> On May 31, 2005, at 7:32, vinita wrote:
>>>> Could you give more details on what you mean by access control? If you
>>>> mean having a way to control who (user or IP) can use the validator or
>>>> not, this can by done at the Web server level...
>>>  yes, I'm talking about apache access control, but want to give 
>>> different access control depending on the validating file
>>>  Currently the file path is passed as an argument 
>>> (http://server/validator?url=http://server/file1)
>> Then why not just set some access control (at the server level, 
>> again), on http://server/file1? The validator will proxy the 
>> authentication request and will only let you validate if you can 
>> access the said resource.
> great!! I didn't know it can do proxy!! Thank you very much
>> If this doesn't work for you, I guess I need to understand why you 
>> would want to restrict validation of a public file. Feel free to 
>> answer off-list if there is sensitive information that you'd rather 
>> not share...
> regards
> vinita
Received on Friday, 3 June 2005 07:21:21 UTC

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