[pmwiki-users] How to restrict auth to secure connections

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Fri Aug 18 08:41:05 CDT 2006

On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 12:41:11PM +0100, Ian Barton wrote:
>   I'd like to restrict authentication to my wiki such that
> >   * login is only permitted from connections via https or from
> >     the local network
> >   * the authentication form is also only shown under these
> >     circumstances.
> > 
> Is there a particular reason that you can't make the whole site https 
> only? I am setting up a site where I need part of the site to be 
> accessible only to authorised users via https. After a few experiments I 
> decided it was simpler to make the whole site https only.

It is far simpler and safer to make the site https only, but it can 
also be a lot more expensive on the server.


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