What about apache authentication? Webware can read the server variables
to get the username
Marc Saric wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I use the Login-example for authentication of users in a intranet-app I
> am writing.
> The problem is, the example (of course) does not have a real
> authentication-mechanism, therefore I would have to write my own.
> My problem now is, that I would like the users to type in their
> Linux-user-account-name and -password instead of having yet another
> password-system (we are running a SAMBA-server, which does the
> authentication for all Windows and Linux-machines).
> I did not find a module which would take my Linux login and password and
> check it against the shadow-passwd-system in use here.
> crypt() does not work, I have found PyPam but this does not compile on
> my machine currently (maybe I'll give it another try tomorrow). I guess,
> I could put together something with exec() or expect, but this seems a
> bit clumsy to me.
> Bottomline: How do you authenticate your users? What should I use to
> have a single-password-solution? There should be a module for
> shadow-passwd-checking in Linux, shouldn't it?
> Thanks in advance!
> - --
> Marc Saric http://www.marcsaric.de
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