skumar at eharch.com
Tue Jul 24 15:09:55 CDT 2007
Thanks for your quick response, Dominique.
Currently, when I arrive at the homepage, I see a default PmWiki login
How can I replace this with a customized login form which would offer a
link for registration of a new user?
How and where do I create the new user registration form?
Also, please see my response below to your previous questions:
On 7/24/07, Sameer Kumar <skumar at eharch.com> wrote:
> "Most certainly, the local/authuser directory itself is missing..."
> Does this mean that I should create this directory manually?
Yes, the recipe handle only the files, not the full directory path to
> Further on the issue of single-signon and authentication:
> Is there a recommended method of logon between the following:
> 1. AuthUser with hardcoded userid's and passwds in the wiki
> 2. AuthUser with LADP access for existing userids + passwords
> 3. Single-Signon with mod_auth_sspi in apache
IMHO, you should choose the method according to your
"exploitation-context". The answer to some questions like below may
help you to decide:
Are you dealing with one our more operating system?
Ans: It would be either Windows or Mac OS.
How are your user authenticated on it/them?
Ans: We logon into our Windows Network (WinServer2003) through Windows
logon. I am not sure how the Mac OS users logon.
In an heterogeneous enviroment, are the all the different auth
mecanisms synched together?
Ans: I think they are. That is how we share all the network drives.
Is there a "politically-correct" way of leading user authentication in
Ans: I don't know. What does that mean?
How many users are planned?
Ans: Around 30. It would not be a big deal to manually create the users
if we chose to.
Do they really need to be authenticated individually?
Ans: Yes, it is important to document the authors for the wiki to be
> I am running Apache on Windows XP and my understanding is that each of
> options are possible for my setup.
> I will appreciate any help on making this decision.
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