I'm quite familiar with Apache's Authentication mechanisms using the
AuthName, AuthGroupFile, AuthUserFile, AuthType, ... directives, the
<Limit> sections and so on.
But what I do NOT know and need is the following:
On an Unix machine, there is a database which shall be
"used" with a WebBrowser, activating some CGI-Scripts.
Every user has an Account on this Unix machine, due to
I want the Apache Server to use THESE Accounts, so the
user does NOT need to have two "logins", the web and the
Unix login. If he changes the Unix password, for example
in a telnet session, the Web password should automatically
be changed, too.
I don't want to have a password file in conjunction with the
AuthUserFile directive, the Unix /etc/passwd should be used
Can anyone give me some hints?
PS. I check this newsgroup often, but a "Cc" to